How to Replace the Battery in a 2004 Cadillac XLR Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2004 Cadillac XLR Key Fob

If your XLR remote key fob isn't unlock doors perfectly, the cell battery probably must to be changed. Below, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open your keyless entry remote and change a weak or dead battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near XLR, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have everything you need.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

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

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

Inside of your key fob installed small coin cell battery. Accurately try to pry apart your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

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

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your body two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your fob shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

Cadillac XLR Key Fob Battery Replacement - DIY

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Cadillac XLR require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after remote key fob battery replace, reprogramming not required. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2004 Cadillac XLR. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

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

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least every four years. The lifetime of battery differ on usage time, operating conditions and quality.

These signs will warning you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your Cadillac XLR: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: M3N65981403
  2. Models: 2004-2007 Cadillac XLR