How to Open Your 2016 Buick LaCrosse Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2016 Buick LaCrosse Key Fob and Change Battery

If your Buick remote key fob isn't working correct, the battery most likely needs to be changed. In this article, we explained how to open your key fob and change a dead or weak battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near LaCrosse, use this guide, but first make sure you have everything you need.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

Don't forget before disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed coin battery. Open the key if it is in the remote key fob.

Carefully try to pry apart your fob with flat head screwdriver. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all functions works by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your key case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key disassembly

Buick LaCrosse / Encore Key Fob Battery Replacement - EASY DIY

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FAQ

Key fob of Buick LaCrosse use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2016 Buick LaCrosse key yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

Car service cost for replace the battery in fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

Remote key fob batteries in Buick LaCrosse should be replaced once in 4 years, although this will vary based on usage and build quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

If your auto need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced, fob's battery more than 4 years old or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, it's probably battery change in remote key fob needed. Installed battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, remote key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: V2T 01060514
  2. Models: 2010-2016 Buick LaCrosse