How to Open Your 2011 GMC Canyon Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2011 GMC Canyon Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Canyon key is not open doors correct, the cell battery most likely must to be replaced. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your key fob DIY. Everything you need is explained below.

What size battery does 2011 GMC Canyon remote key fob take

Before beginning disassembly keyless entry remote be sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your remote key fob installed small coin cell battery. Open the key if it is in the remote key fob.

Carefully try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to put the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key opening

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Keyless entry remote of GMC Canyon use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2011 GMC Canyon. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob open.

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

Key fob batteries in GMC Canyon should be changed once in four years, although this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These signs will warning you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 2011 GMC Canyon: low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, key fob buttons not working and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: L2C0007T
  2. Models: 2004-2012 GMC Canyon