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How do you program a Cadillac CTS key fob?


  1. Close all the vehicle doors.
  2. Insert the ignition key into the ignition lock cylinder.
  3. Press and hold the door unlock switch.
  4. While holding the door lock switch in the unlock position, cycle the ignition ON, OFF, ON, OFF.
  5. Release the door unlock switch.

How much does a Cadillac CTS key cost?

In short, replacing a Cadillac CTS key can cost between $170 to $450.

How much does it cost to replace a Cadillac key fob?

If you lose your key fob, you’re looking at close to $300 per remote for replacement. Even at our discounted prices, a new fob will run around $200.

Can I program my own Cadillac key fob?

Cadillac remote car keys, also known as key fobs, smart keys or push to start keys, are the latest generation of security car keys. GM, and Cadillac models, of course, included, is the only manufacturer that allows self-programming for remote key fobs. Professional locksmiths call this process: “onboard programming”.

How do you program a 2012 Cadillac CTS key fob?

Programming with a Recognized Transmitter

  1. Make sure the vehicle is off.
  2. Place the recognized transmitter(s) in the cupholder.
  3. Insert the vehicle key into the key lock cylinder located on the outside of the driver door.
  4. Turn the key to the unlock position five times within five seconds.

Where can I get a Cadillac key?

How to Order New Cadillac Key

  1. Locate a Cadillac dealer near you.
  2. Call the closest dealer and ask to be connected to the parts department.
  3. Take your car registration, title, driver’s license, and head over to the nearest Cadillac dealer.
  4. Pay for a new Cadillac key.
  5. Wait for the new key to arrive.

How do I get a replacement key for my Cadillac?

How do you program a 2009 Cadillac CTS key fob?

Programming Instructions:

  1. Insert key and switch the ignition ON (just shy of starting vehicle without cranking engine)
  2. Press vehicle information button until PRESS TO RELEARN REMOTE KEY is displayed.
  3. Press the set/reset button (button will have a checkmark) until REMOTE KEY LEARNING ACTIVE is displayed.

How do you program a 2014 Cadillac CTS key?

Programming with a Recognized Transmitter

  1. Remove the vehicle key from the recognized transmitter.
  2. Place the recognized transmitter(s) in the cupholder.
  3. Remove the key lock cylinder cap on the driver door handle.
  4. Place the new transmitter into the transmitter pocket.
  5. Press the ENGINE START/ STOP button.

Do you need a key for a Cadillac CTS?

A: Cadillac CTS has a few keyless entry system options. For newer models, the key you have contains a built-in keyless entry system (a remote master key or key fob/smart key). Some need to be programmed by a professional locksmith or dealer and some don’t. Below you will find all the relevant information.

Where can I get a replacement key for my Cadillac?

For Cadillac CTS models that are older than 10 years: There are no codes available. Therefore, an automotive locksmith is your only option to get a replacement key. For Cadillac CTS models that are equipped with a transponder system and/or remote/ intelligent key/ fob key: Codes are available.

When did the Cadillac CTS model come out?

Cadillac CTS model was introduced in 2002. This model has four versions and five types of keys. Transponder key: 2002-2013 – Three types of keys. Remote key fob: 2008-2018 – Two types of remotes.

Do you need to program a Cadillac key fob?

A: Cadillac has different types of keys. Some require programming, and some don’t. All transponder chip keys and/or smart key fobs need to be programmed. This process requires a special programming machine that only an automotive locksmith or the dealer has. There is no need to program non-transponder metal keys.