How to Open Your 2001 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2001 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob & Change Battery

Remote key fob grant easy access to your auto. When the key fob battery is discharged you not to be able close doors remotely. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your keyless entry remote with our instruction. All you need is outlined in this post.

What kind of battery key fob use

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

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed button battery. Delicately try to disassemble your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in keyless entry fob's case. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your key will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

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

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your case pieces together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Chevrolet Suburban require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery replace. If your keyless entry remote 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 Suburban key yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

The price to replace the battery in fob is in range $50-600 depending on the make and the service pricing.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed every four years, although this will vary based on their amount of use and build quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

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

  2. Models: 2000-2001 Chevrolet Suburban