How to Replace the Battery in a 2016 GMC Canyon Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2016 GMC Canyon Key Fob

If your auto remote key fob is no longer unlock doors well, the battery probably must to be replaced. Below, we explained how to open your remote key fob and replace your GMC key battery step by step.

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

Step by step instruction

A small button cell battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Open the key if it is in the key fob.

Accurately try to pry apart your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's case. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your key fob will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, check key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

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Remote key fob of GMC Canyon require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 2016 GMC Canyon keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

Auto repair shop's cost for replace the battery in key is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of GMC Canyon at least every 3-4 years. lifespan of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

These symptoms will alert you that it's possible time to change battery in your GMC Canyon: key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: M3N-32337100
  2. Models: 2015-2020 GMC Canyon