2012 GMC Sierra Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2012 GMC Sierra Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your Sierra keyless entry remote is no longer open doors properly, the cell battery likely must to be changed. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your key fob with our guide. Everything you need is explained in this article.

What type battery remote key fob require

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 size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your Sierra's key fob

A coin cell battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Open the key if it is in the remote key fob.

Gently try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new 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 fob’s case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key fob opening

How To Replace GMC Sierra Key Fob Battery 2007 - 2011

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of GMC Sierra use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your 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. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2012 GMC Sierra key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

Auto repair shop's price for replace the battery in key fob is $50-600 depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least once in 4 years. lifespan of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

These signs will warn you that it's probably time to change battery in your GMC Sierra: key fob buttons not working, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUC60270
  2. Models: 2007-2014 GMC Sierra