How to Open Your 2016 Chevrolet Volt Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2016 Chevrolet Volt Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote grant access to your Chevrolet. Once the remote key fob battery is dead or weak you lose your fob’s ability to use distance opening function. In this post, we walks you through how to open your key fob and change your Chevrolet key battery.

What size battery does 2016 Chevrolet Volt keyless entry remote take

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

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

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny coin battery. Open key before you try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Delicately try to disassemble your fob with pry tools. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all functions works by testing buttons on circuit board.

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

How to change the battery video guide

How To Replace A 2016 - 2019 Chevrolet Volt Key Fob Battery FCC ID HYQ4EA

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Chevrolet Volt require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2016 Chevrolet Volt. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

The cost to change the battery in key fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the make and the service station.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Chevrolet Volt should be replaced once in three years, also this will vary based on frequency of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

If your car has low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery change in remote key fob required. Installed battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix, keyless entry remote replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2016-2019 Chevrolet Volt