How to Open Your 2019 Chevrolet Volt Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2019 Chevrolet Volt Key Fob and Change Battery

If your Chevrolet keyless entry remote isn't open doors well, the cell battery surely must to be changed. Below, we walks you through how to open your keyless entry remote and replace your Chevrolet key battery.

What size battery does 2019 Chevrolet Volt keyless entry remote required

Don't forget before disassembly key fob check all that you need: CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

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

Accurately try to pry apart your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. 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.

When the new battery installed, check key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

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

Video of key fob opening

How To Replace A 2016 - 2019 Chevrolet Volt Key Fob Battery FCC ID HYQ4EA

Still not working? Buy new one

FAQ

Keyless entry remote of Chevrolet Volt require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after remote key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2019 Chevrolet Volt keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

The cost to replace the battery inside key fob is $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Chevrolet Volt at least once in 4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

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

  1. FCC ID: HYQ4EA
  2. Models: 2016-2019 Chevrolet Volt