How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Key Fob

If your auto key fob is not working well, the cell battery surely must to be changed. In this post, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly your car remote key fob and replace a weak battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Cobalt, use this instruction, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.

What is the battery keyless entry remote require

Before going to open key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

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

A tiny button cell battery installed inside the your key fob. Carefully try to open your fob with pry tools. Replace one 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 remote key fob will not work if you place battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, verify key fob by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

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

How to change the battery video guide

How To Replace A 2005 - 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Key Fob Battery

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Chevrolet Cobalt use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt key yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Car service pricing for change the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least once in three or four years. The lifetime of battery vary on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

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

  2. Models: 2005-2013 Chevrolet Cobalt