Key Fob compatibility

by Ed

I have a 2000 C5 convertible and it came with one key and one remote. I successfully got a spare key with the correct chip and it works fine. I just bought a remote on CL for what was for a 1999 C5 and tried to pair it with my car and nothing happens. The remote I bought has a "passive" on / off switch. Best I can find on the internet is that GM discontinued this remote and the non passive remote was the replacement. I replaced the battery before the pairing attempt so that's not the issue ( voltage is 3.2 volts).

Are these compatible or do I have a bad remote?

Part number / FCC of remotes:

Original: 10432147 / FCC AB00216T

CL remote: 10253839 / FCC AB00216T

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to C5 Corvette Ask!.

Search Our Site for Your Corvette Information Needs!

Save With Our Factory Direct Supporting Vendors

Eckler's Corvette