How to Replace the Battery in a 2017 Buick Encore Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2017 Buick Encore Key Fob

Keyless entry remote allow access to your auto. If the key fob battery is weak you lose your fob’s ability to control remote opportunities. In this article, we described how to open your keyless entry remote and change your Buick key battery step by step.

What type battery does 2017 Buick Encore keyless entry remote required

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

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

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

Delicately try to disassemble your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1xCR2032 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 key fob will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, verify key fob 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 put the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Keyless entry remote of Buick Encore use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery replace. 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 replace battery in your 2017 Buick Encore key yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

The cost to replace the battery inside fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Buick Encore at least every 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells usually will last longer.

These signs will alert you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your Buick Encore: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: V2T 01060514
  2. Models: 2014-2017 Buick Encore