GE Universal Remote Codes for Vizio Tv and Programming guide

So you’ve got a GE universal remote, and you want to program it to work with a Vizio TV, but it seems you don’t know the correct codes. In that case, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog post, I will list every General Electric universal remote code compatible with Vizio TVs along with instructions on how to program them.

What are GE universal remote codes for a Vizio TV?

They are specific numeric values that can be programmed into a GE universal remote to operate a Vizio TV. These codes serve as a standardized communication method between the remote control and the TV, allowing users to control various functions such as power, volume, channel selection, and input selection on their Vizio TV using the GE universal remote.

List of GE universal remote codes for Vizio TV

To make things easy for you, I have compiled a comprehensive list of GE remote codes that are compatible with Vizio TVs as provided by the manufacturer.

  • CL3 Codes: 5631, 5561, 5611, 1471, 1741, 2021, 2901, 3651, 3741, 3851, 4081, 5571, 5581, 5591, 5601, 5621, 5641, 5651, 5661, 5671, 5681, 5691, 5701, 5711.
  • CL4 Codes: 5611, 5631, 5561, 6121, 6131, 6111, 5651, 5621, 5711.
  • CL5 Codes: 5631, 5611, 5561, 6471, 6511, 6121, 6131, 6111, 5651, 5621, 5711.
  • CL6 Codes: 5631, 5611, 5561, 6471, 6511, 6121, 6131, 6111, 5651, 5621, 5711.

If you’d like to know how I got the list of compatible codes above, you my visit the blog post at this link where I explain how to check the compatible code list (CL3, CL4, CL5, CL6) for your Vizio TV model.

How to program a GE universal remote control with a Vizio TV with codes

Summarized Guide

Below is the summarized quick guide on how to program your GE universal remote without using the codes for your device.

  • Manually turn on your Vizio TV
  • While pointing it at the TV, press and hold the “Setup button” on the remote until its LED light turns on.
  • Next, Press and release the “TV button”.
  • Enter the first 4-digit code for your device using the number keys.
  • The LED light will turn off if the code is correct.
  • Finally, point the remote at your Vizio TV and test all its buttons to see if they work as expected.
  • If its not working properly, repeat steps one to four above using another code from the code list I provided above.

Keep in mind that the programming guide that I have provided above is summarized. If you are new to programming universal remotes, and need a more detailed step by step guide, you can visit the blog post at this link.

What should I do if none of the GE remote codes work with my Vizio TV?

If the codes above don’t work with your Vizio TV, there’s another method to program your Ge universal remote control with the TV. It is called the Auto Code search method. Don’t worry, it’s rather simple, and I have explained the step by step process in the blog post at this link.

Ge universal remote manual download

There are several models of the GE universal remote control. And each one has its own manual. Fortunately for us, JASCO has digital versions of all the GE universal remote controls that they sell. Click here to visit their website, where you can select your specific model and download a digital copy of its manual.

Troubleshooting guide

  • Make sure that the remote is in the correct mode for your TV. To do this, press and hold the mode button on the remote until the indicator light changes color. The indicator light will flash a different color for each mode.
  • If you have programmed the remote correctly and it is still not working, try using the auto code search feature as explained in the blog post at this link
  • Make sure that the batteries in the remote are fresh.
  • Try pointing the remote directly at the TV.
  • Make sure that there are no obstacles between the remote and the TV.
  • Try moving the remote closer to the TV.
  • Try changing the batteries in the remote.
  • Try programming the remote again.
  • If you are still having trouble, contact the GE customer service department for assistance.
  • Try resetting the remote.


In conclusion, programming your GE universal remote for your Vizio TV is a straightforward process, thanks to the extensive list of GE universal remote codes I included in this blog post.

Whether you have the CL3, CL4, CL5, or CL6 version, you can easily set up your remote to control your Vizio TV. Additionally, I have offered a step-by-step guide for those who may be new to programming universal remotes.

However, if you encounter any difficulties and the provided codes don’t work, I’ve also explained the Auto Code search method which doesn’t require codes. You can find detailed instructions on this method in the blog post.

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