How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Chevrolet Express Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Chevrolet Express Key Fob

Key fob grant easy access to your car. Once the key fob battery is weak you will lose your fob’s ability to use distance functions. Below, we walks you through how to open your keyless entry remote and replace your Chevrolet key battery.

What type battery does 2011 Chevrolet Express remote key fob required

Before starting disassembly remote key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A small button cell battery installed inside the your key fob. Gently try to pry apart your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Battery must be placed with the same position as was a previous. Your key will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that everything working properly by pressing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Chevrolet Express use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2011 Chevrolet Express remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

The price to replace the battery in remote key fob can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Chevrolet Express at least every 3-4 years. lifespan of battery differ on usage time, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

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

  1. FCC ID: OUC60221
  2. Models: 2008-2014 Chevrolet Express