How to Open Your 1995 GMC Suburban Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1995 GMC Suburban Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow access to your GMC. Once the key battery is discharged you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control remote functions. In this post, we explained how to open your car remote key fob and change your GMC key battery step by step.

What kind of battery key fob require

Replacing batteries in keyless entry remote require 2 CR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's remote key fob

A small coin battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Accurately try to open your key fob with pry tools. Replace 2xCR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries inside fob’s case. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new batteries installed, check key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key fob shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

How to replace the battery video guide

How To Replace GMC C1500 Suburban Key Fob Battery 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of GMC Suburban use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1995 GMC Suburban remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

Car service pricing for change the battery in keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of GMC Suburban at least once in four years. The term of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your car need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced or fob's battery more than 4 years old, in most cases battery change in key fob needed. Installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO0104T
  2. Models: 1993-1996 GMC Suburban