How to Open Your 2015 Chevrolet Equinox Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2015 Chevrolet Equinox Key Fob and Change Battery

Remote key fob grant access to your auto. When the keyless entry remote battery is dead or weak you will lose your fob’s ability to control remote functions. Below, we walks you through how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace your Chevrolet key battery.

What type battery does 2015 Chevrolet Equinox remote key fob take

Don't forget before open key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to replace the battery in your Equinox's remote key fob

Inside of your remote key fob installed small coin battery. Open key before you try to pry apart the remote key fob.

Carefully try to pry apart your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Change one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in keyless entry fob's shell. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

When the new battery installed, verify key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Chevrolet Equinox use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

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

Auto repair shop's price for replace the battery in remote key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Chevrolet Equinox at least once in three or four years. The lifetime of battery differ on usage time, quality and operating conditions.

These signs will alert you that it's possible time to change battery in your 2015 Chevrolet Equinox: low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OHT01060512 | AVL-B01T2AC
  2. Models: 2010-2019 Chevrolet Equinox