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Keep up to date and start programming a 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee using the AutoProPAD G2 turbo. Our vehicle, Cherokee, uses one of the tombstone style fabic or prox keys, and the best part is it is one of the sweetest spots when it comes to programming. It is because these tombstone keys, like an Ilco look-alike replacement, have come down in price over the years, yet the market is still good for them. So when it comes to what it costs to do it and what you can make, this is a good one. With the Ilco look-alike replacement prox key, let's go ahead and get to work.
Have your key duplicated, start connecting the AutoProPAD to the OBD 2 port, and connect the G2 turbo via Bluetooth.
From the main screen, select Immobilizer and click Agree to the disclaimer. Follow it up by going to Chrysler USA. Remember, Chrysler Dodge Jeep is always going to be under the Chrysler setting.
Get to select by vehicle and then tap Jeep, Grand Cherokee, and 2016 option. A notification will pop saying, 'For cars after the year 2018, you need to Chrysler programming cable 2 pins and 12+8 connector to perform this function.' Since it is 2016 so we don't need to use the star connector, so we'll click OK and wait as it is connecting.
Once connected, continue by clicking Read the PIN code. From the options to be displayed, select 2016 and wait until the PIN code pops up.
In this case, our code is 1460. You can try to memorize the code, but the AutoProPAD G2 turbo automatically puts the code for you. Hit OK to proceed.
The next step is to tap Add prox. Please select the option 2014 to 2017 since our vehicle is 2016.
'Turn hazard lights on and switch ignition to the "Off" position.' It will appear, so follow it before clicking Yes. Since the code is copied, we're good to continue by clicking OK.
'Place smart key near the console. Then press the unlock button once within 30 seconds.' Follow the instruction, press OK and wait until Success pops up.
Check for another prox key inside the vehicle; if there is, bring it outside and try your newly programmed keys.
There were instances wherein the programming succeeded, but when you try the new programmed key, the vehicle will alert you saying, 'No Key Fab detected.' It means that the programming failed. That situation calls for Trial and Error or try again, but this time break the rule a little bit by hitting the unlock button a few times and the dash.
The AutoProPAD came through. It's interesting that as soon as you just hit the OK button, it automatically says Success, whether it's a success or not. So that's something to keep an eye out for. But at the end of the day, the keys were programmed, we're good to go. And I'd love to know what rating the AutoProPAD deserves on this one. Let me know in the comments below. Thank you and see you next time.