2012 Chevrolet Traverse Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2012 Chevrolet Traverse Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your auto remote key fob isn't working perfectly, the cell battery surely needs to be changed. In this case, you will benefit from knowing how to open your car remote key fob and change a weak battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Traverse, use this guide, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote use

Changing battery in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

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

Delicately try to open your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

When the new battery installed, verify remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working good, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Chevrolet Traverse require 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.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2012 Chevrolet Traverse remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Auto repair shop's price for change the battery in fob is $50-600 depending on the make.

Key fob batteries in Chevrolet Traverse should be changed every four years, although this will vary based on their amount of use and build quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These signs will warning you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your Chevrolet Traverse: key fob buttons not working, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, signal strength reduced and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUC60270
  2. Models: 2009-2014 Chevrolet Traverse