How to Open Your 2016 Buick Enclave Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2016 Buick Enclave Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Buick key is no longer unlock doors well, the battery more likely needs to be replaced. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your keyless entry remote by yourself. Everything you need is outlined below.

What size battery does 2016 Buick Enclave remote key fob take

Before starting disassembly key fob check all that you need: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

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

Gently try to open your fob with pry tools. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that all working properly by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

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Remote key fob of Buick Enclave use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2016 Buick Enclave. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

Car service cost for replace the battery in fob is $50-600 depending on the car.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Buick Enclave at least every 3-4 years. lifespan of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

If your Buick need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced, fob's battery more than 4 years old or key fob buttons not working, it's probably battery replace inside key fob needed. Currently installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, keyless entry remote replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUC60270
  2. Models: 2008-2017 Buick Enclave