How to Open Your 2018 Chevrolet Camaro Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2018 Chevrolet Camaro Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote grant easy access to your car. When the remote key fob battery is weak you not to be able close trunk or doors remotely. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your remote key fob, and itโ€™s easier than you think. Everything you need is explained below.

What type battery key fob require

Don't forget before disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

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

Carefully try to disassemble your fob with pry tools. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in keyless entry fob's body. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that all functions works by testing buttons on keyless entry remote.

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

Video of key disassembly

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FAQ

Key fob of Chevrolet Camaro require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key battery replace, reprogramming not required. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2018 Chevrolet Camaro key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

Car service price for replace the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the car.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Chevrolet Camaro at least every 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions.

These signs will warning you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2018 Chevrolet Camaro: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, key fob buttons not working and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: HYQ4EA
  2. Models: 2016-2020 Chevrolet Camaro