How to Program a Dodge Key Fob

Man using a key fob to unlock his car

Keyless entry on modern vehicles seems like magic—it just works! Until it doesn’t. Don’t worry though, Dodge key fob programming is a breeze. If you’re not sure how to program a Dodge key fob, we’ve detailed the ins-and-outs below. If the instructions from our Burtness Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram eggheads doesn’t do the trick, you’re welcome to reach out to our service department for more help. We’re always happy to hear from and help local Madison residents!

Your Guide to Dodge Key Fob Programming

To program a Dodge key fob on vehicles like the Dodge Challenger, Durango, and Journey, you only need to follow six simple steps:

  • Enter your car, making sure to sit in the driver’s seat. Press and release the “LOCK BUTTON” on your key fob five times within the span of 10 seconds.
  • Press and hold the “UNLOCK BUTTON,” and insert the key into your ignition. Holding the “UNLOCK BUTTON,” turn the key in the ignition to “RUN.” Keep holding the “UNLOCK BUTTON.”
  • While still holding down the “UNLOCK BUTTON,” press and hold the “PANIC BUTTON.” After one full second, release both buttons simultaneously.
  • Simultaneously press the “UNLOCK” and “LOCK” buttons at the same time, then release each button.
  • Press the “UNLOCK BUTTON” once more.
  • Your key fob should now be recognized by your Dodge, and you’ve learned how to program a Dodge key fob!

Trust the Experts at Burtness Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram with More Automotive Tips

Learn more with the Burtness Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram service center! Our Tips and Tricks section is full of helpful information, like our tire rotation guide. Want to know more? Reach out, and we’ll be happy to discuss the differences between part-time 4×4 and full-time 4×4, popular Jeep Wrangler accessories, and anything else you can think of. We’re always happy to help educate our drivers around Milwaukee and Beloit.

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