How to Replace the Battery in a 2002 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2002 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob

Keyless entry remote grant easy access to your Suburban. When the key battery is dead you’ll lose your fob’s ability to use remote opportunities. In this post, we described how to disassembly your car key fob and change your Chevrolet key battery.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

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

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

A coin battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Carefully try to open your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside keyless entry fob's shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that everything working properly by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

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

Video of key fob opening

How to change out your keyless remote access and battery to your 2003 Chevy Suburban

Still not working? Buy new one


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

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed 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 replace battery in your 2002 Chevrolet Suburban key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

The cost to replace the battery inside key fob is $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

Keyless entry remote batteries in modern cars should be changed every three years, although this will differ based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

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

  2. Models: 2001-2002 Chevrolet Suburban