How to Replace the Battery in a 2019 Chevrolet Equinox Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2019 Chevrolet Equinox Key Fob

If your Chevrolet key is no longer unlock doors well, the cell battery probably must to be changed. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your key fob, and itโ€™s easier than you think. Everything you need is outlined in this article.

What is the battery key fob use

Before beginning disassembly remote key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to change the battery in your Equinox's keyless entry remote

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

Gently try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you put 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.

At this point squeeze fobโ€™s back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to replace the battery video guide

How To Replace A 2018 - 2021 Chevrolet Equinox Key Fob Battery FCCID HYQ4AA

Still not working? Buy new one

FAQ

Keyless entry remote of Chevrolet Equinox require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2019 Chevrolet Equinox. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The cost to change the battery inside key fob can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

Key fob batteries in Chevrolet Equinox should be replaced every three or four years, also this will differ based on usage and quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to change battery in your Chevrolet Equinox: key fob buttons not working, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: HYQ4AA
  2. Models: 2018-2021 Chevrolet Equinox