How to Open Your 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Key Fob and Change Battery

If your Chevrolet key is not open doors perfectly, the cell battery likely needs to be changed. In this article, we explained how to open your car key fob and change your Chevrolet key battery.

What kind of battery remote key fob use

Replacing battery in key fob require CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

A button battery installed inside the your key fob. Accurately try to disassemble your key fob with pry tools. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s body. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.

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

How to replace the battery video instruction

How To Replace Chevrolet Tahoe Key Fob Battery 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Still not working? Buy new one

FAQ

Keyless entry remote of Chevrolet Tahoe use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery replace. If your key fob 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 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

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

Key fob batteries in Chevrolet Tahoe should be changed once in four years, although this will vary based on frequency of use and build quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These signs will warning you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUC60270
  2. Models: 2007-2014 Chevrolet Tahoe