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 What is this wire connection for?

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MancheSSterJake



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PostSubject: What is this wire connection for?   Sun Sep 06, 2015 12:02 pm

After owning my SS for 12 years I noticed a wire connection in the trunk, driver side coming out of the harness. It is a square connector with two prongs. I have no idea what it is for, and am curious as to what is does.

Any ideas?
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MASShole9C1



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PostSubject: Re: What is this wire connection for?   Sun Sep 06, 2015 10:50 pm

If I understand what you're describing, I believe it's for programming the key fob.
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YachtDriver



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PostSubject: Re: What is this wire connection for?   Mon Sep 07, 2015 10:40 pm

On both of my Roadmaster wagons and the Caddy that is the Key Fob Programming connector.

You short the two prongs and it resets the remote keyless entry (RKE) on the car.

The locks will cycle resetting the system. You can program two remotes to the system at a time.

Press a button on each of the remotes and the locks will cycle telling you it sees the "new" remote. Remove what you were using to short the connector and it will save the settings.
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PostSubject: Re: What is this wire connection for?   Sun Sep 13, 2015 1:20 pm

Yup. I'm with those guys. Probably the "programming connector" for the keyless.

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