How to Open Your 2017 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2017 Chevrolet Suburban Key Fob & Change Battery

If your auto keyless entry remote isn't unlock doors properly, the battery more likely needs to be changed. Below, we explained how to disassembly your remote key fob and replace your Chevrolet key battery step by step.

What kind of battery remote key fob require

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

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed tiny button battery. Open the key if it is in the key fob.

Delicately try to disassemble your fob with flat head screwdriver. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you put battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, verify remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working good, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of remote key fob disassembly

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FAQ

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

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

Replacing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2017 Chevrolet Suburban. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob open.

The cost to replace the battery in fob is in range $50-600 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Chevrolet Suburban at least once in 3-4 years. lifespan of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions.

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

  1. FCC ID: HYQ1EA
  2. Models: 2015-2020 Chevrolet Suburban