2011 Chevrolet Malibu Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide
If your Chevrolet key fob is not open doors perfectly, the cell battery surely must to be changed. Below, we described how to open your car key fob and replace your Chevrolet key battery step by step.
What type battery keyless entry remote use
Before starting open keyless entry remote check all that you need: one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
flat head screwdriver
Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's key fob
Inside of your key fob installed coin cell battery. Accurately try to open your remote key fob with pry tools. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.
Now it's time to install new battery in keyless entry fob's case. Battery must be placed with the same position as was a previous. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.
Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all functions works by pressing buttons on remote key fob.
The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your keyless entry remote body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.
Video of remote key fob opening
How to REPLACE Remote Key Fob Battery (Chevy Malibu & GM)
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Frequently Asked Questions
Key fob of Chevrolet Malibu require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you 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. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.
Yes, you can replace battery in your 2011 Chevrolet Malibu key yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.
Auto repair shop's pricing for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car.
Remote key fob batteries in Chevrolet Malibu should be replaced every 3-4 years, although this will vary based on their amount of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.
If your Malibu fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery replace inside key fob needed. Installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key fob replace or repair needed.