How to Replace the Battery in a 1993 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1993 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob

If your auto key fob isn't open doors perfectly, the battery probably needs to be changed. In this case, we demonstrate how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and change a weak or dead battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Suburban, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have all you need.

What type battery does 1993 Chevrolet Suburban remote key fob required

Don't forget before open remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: 2 CR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A coin battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Carefully try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Change old batteries with new one CR2016. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your keyless entry remote case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Chevrolet Suburban require 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1993 Chevrolet Suburban remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Auto repair shop's price for replace the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the make.

Remote key fob batteries in Chevrolet Suburban should be replaced once in 3-4 years, although this will differ based on their amount of use and battery quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will alert you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 1993 Chevrolet Suburban: signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, key fob buttons not working and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO0103T | ABO0104T
  2. Models: 1993-1996 Chevrolet Suburban