1996 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1996 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Key fob allow access to your Chevrolet. Once the keyless entry remote battery is dead or weak you not to be able unlock trunk or doors from distance. In this article, we explained how to disassembly your car remote key fob and replace a dead or weak battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Suburban, follow our guide, but first make sure you have all you need.

What type battery does 1996 Chevrolet Suburban key fob required

Prior to open remote key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and two CR2016 batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

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

Inside of your remote key fob installed small button cell battery. Carefully try to disassemble your key with pry tools. Change 2 CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old batteries with fresh one CR2016. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to put the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Check your remote key fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction

How To Replace A 1993 - 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe Key Fob Battery FCC ID ABO0103T | ABO0104T

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery replace. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 1996 Chevrolet Suburban remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

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

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced once in 4 years, also this will vary based on frequency of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your Chevrolet Suburban: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, signal strength reduced, low key battery indicator on dashboard and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

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