How to Open Your 2006 GMC Savana Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2006 GMC Savana Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow access to your Savana. Once the key battery is dead you not to be able close car from distance. In this post, we walks you through how to disassembly your car remote key fob and replace your GMC key battery step by step.

What type battery keyless entry remote require

Don't forget before open keyless entry remote make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

A tiny coin battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Accurately try to pry apart your key with pry tools. Remove 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you put battery wrong way.

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

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key fob disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of GMC Savana require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

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

Car service pricing for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least every 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on usage time, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

If your Savana key fob buttons not working, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, in most cases battery replace in keyless entry remote needed. Current battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, remote key fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUC60270
  2. Models: 2003-2020 GMC Savana