2001 Chevrolet Malibu Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2001 Chevrolet Malibu Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your Malibu key is no longer unlock doors correct, the battery likely needs to be changed. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your key fob by yourself. Everything you need is described in this post.

What size battery does 2001 Chevrolet Malibu keyless entry remote take

Replacing battery in keyless entry remote require one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

A small coin cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Accurately try to pry apart your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. 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.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that everything working fine by pressing buttons on circuit board.

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

How to change the battery video instruction

How To Replace Chevrolet Malibu Key Fob Battery 2001 - 2005

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Chevrolet Malibu require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2001 Chevrolet Malibu key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

Dealer service price for change the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Chevrolet Malibu at least every 3-4 years. The term of battery differ on usage time, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

If your auto signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery replace inside remote key fob needed. Installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not help, key fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: L2C0005T
  2. Models: 2001 Chevrolet Malibu