2017 Cadillac XTS Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2017 Cadillac XTS Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Keyless entry remote allow access to your Cadillac. When the key fob battery is dead or weak you lose your fob’s ability to use distance opening function. In this article, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly your key fob and replace a discharged battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near XTS, use this guide, but don't forget to check all you need before you start.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

Replacing battery in key fob require 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

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

A coin cell battery installed in the your key fob. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Gently try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you place battery wrong way.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your fob shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video instruction

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Cadillac XTS require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2017 Cadillac XTS. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

The price to change the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least every three years. The lifetime of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

These signs will warn you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 2017 Cadillac XTS: low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2015-2019 Cadillac XTS