GM Key Programming with MDI and Online SPS

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Tutorial: GM key programming using GM scan tool and SPS (Service Programming System) online subscription.

Model example:
Chevrolet Tahoe 2016
(the procedure can be applied to other GMs)
Tools needed:
A GM scanner (GM MDI, GM MDI2, VXDIAG GM)
GM Online SPS programming subscription
Original remote and a new remote key (add a remote)

Procedure:
(* Click to enlarge images)
After connect MDI2 interface and built connection
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Access SPS programming
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Select vehicle model: Chevrolet Tahoe 2016 Light duty truck
Communicating with the GM MDI
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Detect VIN and enter job card number to access
(There is a field activation for this vehicle)
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Select controller: Keyless Entry Control Module and press Next
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Select special function: Program Transponder or Remote Key (Add key)
Turn off all power consuming components after each ignition cycle.
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Insert next key in the transmitter pocket and press Next
Place all other keys outside of the vehicle
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Wait it counts down from 12 mins to 0
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All transponder keys have to be synchronized with the vehicle.
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Follow steps below to sync key
1.Remove the key from the transmitter pocket
2.Press the Lock button on key
3.Press the Unlock button on key and press Next
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Starts to program next key
Insert next key in the transmitter pocket and press Next
Place all other keys outside of the vehicle
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Press Start/Stop button and start the engine
Current Power Mode Status: OFF
Wait 5 seconds
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Press Start/Stop button and start the engine
Current Power Mode Status: RUN
Follow steps below to sync key
1.Remove the key from the transmitter pocket
2.Press the Lock button on key
3.Press the Unlock button on key and press Next
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The immobilizer procedure completed successfully.
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Check if the new key can start engine. For a vehicle with manual transmission, if the engine does not start, please check that the clutch pedal is learned.
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Action completed.
Clear DTCs.
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Perform account for wireless charger and disable passive enter calibration programming until finished.
The whole process is done.

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