Subaru RKE Programming Procedure
A smart entry system is an electronic lock that regulates access to a building or vehicle without the use of a mechanical key. The term “keyless entry system” initially referred to a lock that required entering a predetermined (or self-programmed) numeric code using a keypad positioned at or near the driver’s door. Some Ford and Lincoln cars still retain these systems, which now include a hidden touch-activated keypad.
The phrase remote keyless system (RKS), often known as keyless entry or remote central locking, refers to a lock that uses an electronic remote control as a key that can be actuated manually or automatically by proximity.
An RKS, which is widely used in automobiles, accomplishes the tasks of a traditional car key without requiring physical touch. Pressing a button on the remote while within a few yards of the automobile can lock or unlock the doors, as well as conduct other operations. A remote keyless entry system (RKE) that unlocks the doors and a remote keyless ignition system (RKI) that starts the engine are both part of a remote keyless system.
A straightforward process for programming the KeyFob RKE is included with every Subaru vehicle. The Subaru vehicle models are listed below:
- Subaru Forester
- Subaru Impreza
- Subaru Legacy
- Subaru Legacy Outback
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