How to Open Your 2018 GMC Yukon Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2018 GMC Yukon Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Yukon key is no longer working properly, the cell battery likely must to be replaced. In this article, we walks you through how to disassembly your car key fob and change your GMC key battery.

What type battery does 2018 GMC Yukon key fob take

Prior to open 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 keyless entry remote

A tiny coin battery installed in the your remote key fob. Open the key if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Accurately try to pry apart your key fob with pry tools. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of GMC Yukon use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2018 GMC Yukon key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

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

Keyless entry remote batteries in modern cars should be replaced every 4 years, although this will vary based on frequency of use and build quality. If your remote key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

If your Yukon need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced, fob's battery more than 4 years old or key fob buttons not working, in most cases battery change inside key fob needed. Current battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, key replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: HYQ1AA
  2. Models: 2014-2020 GMC Yukon