2000 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2000 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Keyless entry remote grant access to your auto. When the remote key fob battery is dead or weak you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control distance opening function. Below, we walks you through how to disassembly your remote key fob and replace your Chevrolet key battery.

What is the battery keyless entry remote require

Replacing battery in remote key fob require flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A coin battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Accurately try to pry apart your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s body. 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, verify key fob by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key disassembly

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Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Chevrolet Suburban use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after remote key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2000 Chevrolet Suburban. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

Dealer service cost for change the battery in remote key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Chevrolet Suburban at least once in 4 years. The term of battery differ on usage time, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

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

  2. Models: 2000-2001 Chevrolet Suburban