2001 Chevrolet S10 Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2001 Chevrolet S10 Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your S10 key isn't open doors correct, the battery probably must to be changed. Below, we explained how to open your remote key fob and change your Chevrolet key battery step by step.

What size battery does 2001 Chevrolet S10 keyless entry remote required

Before going to disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to change the battery in your S10's key fob

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed button battery. Carefully try to pry apart your remote key fob with pry tools. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace 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 put battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your case pieces together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of keyless entry remote opening

How to program a Chevrolet S10 remote key fob 1998 - 2004

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Chevrolet S10 require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 2001 Chevrolet S10 remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

Car service price for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

Key fob batteries in Chevrolet S10 should be changed once in three years, also this will vary based on frequency of use and quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warn you that it's possible time to replace battery in your 2001 Chevrolet S10: signal strength reduced, low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 1998-2002 Chevrolet S10