How to Open Your 2011 Buick LaCrosse Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2011 Buick LaCrosse Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote grant access to your car. Once the remote key fob battery is dead or weak you not to be able unlock doors from distance. Below, we are going to tell you how to open your keyless entry remote and replace a dead or weak battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near LaCrosse, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check everything you need before you start.

What type battery key fob use

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

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

Inside of your key fob installed coin cell battery. Open key first, and then try to pry apart the key fob.

Accurately try to open your fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s shell. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your remote key fob will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your key case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to replace the battery video guide

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Remote key fob of Buick LaCrosse require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2011 Buick LaCrosse keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The cost to change the battery inside fob is in range $50-600 depending on the make and the service station.

Key fob batteries in Buick LaCrosse should be replaced every four years, also this will vary based on usage and battery quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

If your car key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old or signal strength reduced, in most cases battery replace inside remote key fob needed. Current battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help, fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: V2T 01060514
  2. Models: 2010-2016 Buick LaCrosse