How to Replace the Battery in a 2000 GMC Yukon Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2000 GMC Yukon Key Fob

If your Yukon key isn't open doors properly, the battery more likely must to be changed. In this article, we outlined how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace your GMC key battery step by step.

What type battery key fob use

Don't forget before open keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A tiny button cell battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Carefully try to disassemble your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside fob’s body. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key fob disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of GMC Yukon use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not required 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 2000 GMC Yukon key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The cost to change the battery in remote key fob is in range $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

Key fob batteries in GMC Yukon should be replaced every 3-4 years, also this will vary based on their amount of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

If your auto has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced or key fob buttons not working, it's probably battery replace inside keyless entry remote required. Installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, remote key fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KOBUT1BT | KOBUTIBT
  2. Models: 1999-2001 GMC Yukon