2004 Chevrolet Tahoe Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2004 Chevrolet Tahoe Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your Chevrolet. If the remote key fob battery is weak you lose your fob’s ability to use remote opportunities. In this post, we described how to open your car keyless entry remote and replace your Chevrolet key battery.

What type battery remote key fob use

Prior to disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny coin battery. Carefully try to open your remote key fob with pry tools. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you put battery wrong way.

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

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Chevrolet Tahoe use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key 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 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The cost to change the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service station.

Remote key fob batteries in Chevrolet Tahoe should be replaced once in 4 years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and build quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

If your auto key fob buttons not working, fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, it's probably battery change in key fob required. Currently installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix, remote key fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: LHJ011
  2. Models: 2003-2007 Chevrolet Tahoe