How to Open Your 2001 Chevrolet Astro Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2001 Chevrolet Astro Key Fob and Change Battery

If your auto keyless entry remote isn't open doors correct, the cell battery most likely needs to be replaced. In this post, we explained how to disassembly your remote key fob and change a dead battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Astro, follow our guide, but don't forget to check everything you need.

What type battery does 2001 Chevrolet Astro key fob required

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

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

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed button cell battery. Delicately try to open your key fob with pry tools. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

When the new battery installed, check key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

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

How to replace the battery video instruction

How To Replace Chevrolet Astro Key Fob Battery 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Chevrolet Astro use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery replace. 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 2001 Chevrolet Astro keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Auto repair shop's cost for change the battery in fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Chevrolet Astro should be changed once in 4 years, although this will differ based on usage and quality. If your keyless entry remote shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

These signs will warning you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2001 Chevrolet Astro: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2000-2001 Chevrolet Astro