How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your Chevrolet. If the remote key fob battery is dead you will not to be able close trunk or doors from distance. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your key fob with our guide. All tools, that you need is described in this article.

What type battery does 1998 Chevrolet Suburban key fob required

Before you start to disassembly keyless entry remote be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

A button cell battery installed inside the your key fob. Delicately try to pry apart your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your key shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to change the battery video instruction

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Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Chevrolet Suburban require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 1998 Chevrolet Suburban. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

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

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

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

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1996-2000 Chevrolet Suburban