How to Open Your 2013 GMC Savana Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2013 GMC Savana Key Fob & Change Battery

Remote key fob allow access to your auto. Once the remote key fob battery is weak you not to be able open trunk or doors from distance. Below, we walks you through how to disassembly your car keyless entry remote and replace your GMC key battery.

What size battery does 2013 GMC Savana remote key fob required

Before you start to open remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

A small coin battery installed in the your remote key fob. Open key first, and then try to pry apart the key fob.

Carefully try to disassemble your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside keyless entry fob's case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

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

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

Video of remote key fob disassembly

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Keyless entry remote of GMC Savana use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after remote key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your key fob battery is simple to do in 2013 GMC Savana. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The price to change the battery inside key fob is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

Keyless entry remote batteries in GMC Savana should be changed once in four years, but this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

These signs will warn you that it's possible time to change battery in your 2013 GMC Savana: signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUC60221
  2. Models: 2008-2014 GMC Savana