How to Open Your 2010 Chevrolet Malibu Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2010 Chevrolet Malibu Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow access to your car. If the keyless entry remote battery is dead you not to be able unlock doors from distance. In this post, we explained how to disassembly your car keyless entry remote and replace your Chevrolet key battery step by step.

What type battery does 2010 Chevrolet Malibu remote key fob take

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

Step by step instruction

A small button battery installed in the your key fob. Gently try to disassemble your key fob with pry tools. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside fob’s shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Check your remote key fob body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Chevrolet Malibu use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2010 Chevrolet Malibu. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

Dealer service pricing for change the battery in key is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Chevrolet Malibu at least once in three years. The term of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

These signs will warn you that it's possible time to replace battery in your 2010 Chevrolet Malibu: low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, key fob buttons not working and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OHT01060512 | AVL-B01T2AC
  2. Models: 2010-2016 Chevrolet Malibu