How to Open Your 2015 Cadillac XTS Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2015 Cadillac XTS Key Fob and Change Battery

If your Cadillac keyless entry remote is no longer open doors correct, the cell battery most likely needs to be changed. Below, we demonstrate how to open Cadillac remote key fob and replace a dead battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near XTS, follow our guide, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

Before beginning open remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

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

A coin cell battery installed in the your key fob. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Carefully try to pry apart your fob with pry tools. Replace 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 will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Check your 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 Cadillac XTS require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2015 Cadillac XTS key yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Dealer service price for replace the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the brand.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Cadillac XTS should be replaced every 4 years, also this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These signs will alert you that it's possible time to change battery in your Cadillac XTS: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: HYQ2AB
  2. Models: 2015-2019 Cadillac XTS