2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your auto. Once the key fob battery is weak or dead you’ll not to be able open car from distance. In this post, you will benefit from knowing how to open your car key fob and replace a discharged battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Grand Vitara, follow our guide, but don't forget to check tools and materials required.

What kind of battery key fob require

Before going to disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

A coin battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Move the key out of the way if it is in the key fob.

Delicately try to pry apart your key fob with pry tools. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

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

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

Video of remote key fob opening

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Remote key fob of Suzuki Grand Vitara use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

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

You should replace batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least every 3-4 years. The term of battery differ on usage time, quality and operating conditions.

If your Grand Vitara signal strength reduced, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery replace inside keyless entry remote required. Currently installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix, fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KBRTS003
  2. Models: 2006-2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara