2018 Chevrolet Express Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2018 Chevrolet Express Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your Chevrolet remote key fob is no longer open doors correct, the cell battery more likely needs to be changed. In this case, you will benefit from knowing how to open your keyless entry remote and change a discharged battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Express, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have all you need.

What type battery keyless entry remote require

Prior to open keyless entry remote be sure that you have all required tools and materials: CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed small coin battery. Open key first, and then try to pry apart the key fob.

Accurately try to pry apart your key fob with pry tools. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s shell. 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 remote key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your key fob body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key disassembly

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Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Chevrolet Express use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

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

The price to replace the battery inside key fob is in range $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Chevrolet Express at least once in four years. lifespan of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These symptoms will warn you that it's possible time to change battery in your 2018 Chevrolet Express: signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUC60270
  2. Models: 2008-2021 Chevrolet Express