How to Replace the Battery in a 2008 Buick Allure Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2008 Buick Allure Key Fob

If your Buick remote key fob isn't unlock doors well, the battery likely must to be changed. In this article, we demonstrate how to open Buick keyless entry remote and change a discharged battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near Allure, use this guide, but first make sure you have all you need.

What size battery does 2008 Buick Allure key fob required

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

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

Inside of your remote key fob installed small button cell battery. Delicately try to open your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Change one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s case. 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.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that all functions works by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

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

Video of remote key fob opening

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Key fob of Buick Allure 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, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2008 Buick Allure key yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Car service cost for change the battery in remote key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least once in three years. lifespan of battery vary on usage time, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

These signs will alert you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your Buick Allure: low key battery indicator on dashboard, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, key fob buttons not working and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2005-2009 Buick Allure