How to Open Your 2006 Chevrolet Colorado Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2006 Chevrolet Colorado Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow access to your auto. When the remote key fob battery is discharged you lose your fob’s ability to control distance opportunities. In this article, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly your key fob and change a discharged battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Colorado, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.

What type battery keyless entry remote require

Before beginning open key fob check all that you need: 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

A tiny button battery installed inside the your key fob. Gently try to disassemble your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

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

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

Video of key opening

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Chevrolet Colorado use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2006 Chevrolet Colorado. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

The price to change the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the make and the service pricing.

Remote key fob batteries in Chevrolet Colorado should be replaced every 4 years, although this will vary based on usage and battery quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

These signs will warn you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 2006 Chevrolet Colorado: signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, key fob buttons not working and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: L2C0007T
  2. Models: 2004-2012 Chevrolet Colorado