How to Open Your 2011 Mercedes-Benz GL500 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2011 Mercedes-Benz GL500 Key Fob and Change Battery

Remote key fob grant access to your Mercedes-Benz. When the key fob battery is weak or dead you not to be able lock trunk or doors remotely. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your keyless entry remote by yourself. All you need is explained in this article.

What type battery keyless entry remote use

Replacing batteries in key fob require flat head screwdriver and CR2025 batteries. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2025 batteries

Step by step instruction

A small coin battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the remote key fob.

Gently try to open your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove two CR2025 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it in keyless entry fob's case. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was an old. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

When the new batteries installed, verify key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

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

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2011 Mercedes-Benz GL500 Video

Mercedes Benz Key Battery Change Replacement

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Mercedes-Benz GL500 require 2xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 2011 Mercedes-Benz GL500 key yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

The cost to change the battery in key fob is $50-600 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Mercedes-Benz GL500 at least once in 4 years. The term of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These symptoms will warning you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your Mercedes-Benz GL500: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: IYZ3317
  2. Models: 2008-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL500