How to Open Your 1993 Chevrolet Silverado Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 1993 Chevrolet Silverado Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your auto. When the key battery is weak you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control distance opening function. Below, we explained how to open Chevrolet keyless entry remote and replace a dead battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Silverado, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check all you need before you start.

What type battery does 1993 Chevrolet Silverado remote key fob take

Prior to disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 2 CR2016 batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed coin cell battery. Delicately try to disassemble your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 2xCR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Change old batteries with fresh one CR2016. Battery must be installed with the same position as was a previous. Your key fob will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

When the new batteries installed, check key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your key case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key fob opening

How To Replace A 1993 - 1996 Chevrolet Silverado Key Fob Battery Part # 15725422

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Chevrolet Silverado use 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Changing your key fob battery is simple to do in 1993 Chevrolet Silverado. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

The price to replace the battery inside keyless entry remote is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service station.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Chevrolet Silverado at least every three or four years. The term of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These signs will alert you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your Chevrolet Silverado: signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO0104T
  2. Models: 1993-1996 Chevrolet Silverado