Opel Astra G 1998-2004 KeyFob Remote Keyless Entry Programming Procedure
Note. If battery is replaced inside key fob or if key fob buttons are operated repeatedly whilst vehicle is out of range and central locking / alarm system becomes inoperative, carry out the following re-initializing procedure.
- Switch the ignition to the “ON” position
- Programming mode activated for 30 seconds
- Press either the “Lock” or Unlock” button on the key fob to be programmed
- Central locking system operates to indicate correct re-initializing.
- Repeat above procedure for all remaining key fobs.
- Confirm operation of key fobs by locking and unlocking vehicle using key fob buttons.
About Opel Astra G
The Astra G was launched in Europe in 1998. It was available as a three or five-door hatchback, four-door saloon, five-door estate (in Opel tradition, known as a “Caravan”) and two special versions from 2000: the Astra Coupé and the Astra Cabrio, both of them designed and built by Bertone. The Astra G saw the introduction of a natural gas-powered engine. Its chassis was tuned by Lotus and formed the base of a 7-seater compact MPV, the Opel Zafira. Approximately 90,000 coupés were produced.
The manufacturing of the Astra saloon and Caravan continued at Opel’s Gliwice plant in Poland after the debut of the next-generation Astra H, with the older model being branded as Astra Classic in a similar fashion to its predecessor, catering to the lower end of the market. This car was offered in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as Turkey with the name Astra Classic II from 2004 to the end of 2009. Apart from European markets, these models were also sold in Australia and New Zealand as the Holden Astra Classic, until they were replaced by the Holden Viva (built-in South Korea) in 2006. (Source Wiki)