How to Replace a Dead Key Fob Battery

Man opening car with key fob

A key fob is a great thing to have when you want to take advantage of certain functions from afar, but like most things, it does have a shelf life. Have you noticed that your Chevy key fob has been slow to react? Maybe your key fob stopped responding altogether. In either case, learning how to replace a dead key fob battery is an easy way to regain all of the handy functions that make Chevy ownership so special. And we want to help you retain that function so you can continue enjoying those cruises around Springfield. Read on below to learn how to replace a dead key fob battery with Leman's Chevrolet City Llc. Our service pros will teach you everything you need to know about key fob battery replacement, so you don’t get slowed down during your next commute from Normal to Decatur!

Chevrolet Smart Keyless Entry Remote Battery Replacement

If you have a recent model year Chevy that offers Remote Keyless Entry, use the following instructions to swap your battery:

  1. Press the chrome button on the side to be able to pull out the metal key.
  2. Open the key fob and remove the circuit board and buttons.
  3. Once you can see the old battery, remove it using a small flathead screwdriver.
  4. Install a new CR2032 3V battery, be sure that the positive side matches the position of the old battery.
  5. Replace the components you removed from your key fob, and you’re all set!

Chevrolet Flip Key Battery Replacement

The flip key fob is common in many models from 2010 to 2016, along with some others. If this matches your setup, the steps below will teach you how to replace a Chevy key fob battery:

  1. Flip the metal key blade and remove the back cover on your key fob.
  2. Pull out the old, dead battery and replace it with a new CR2032 3V battery. Make sure to align the new battery in the same position as the previous one. 
  3. Replace the key fob cover, and you should be good to go!

Chevrolet Key Fob Remote Battery Replacement

There’s nothing quite like being able to start your day in a vehicle that’s been warmed up in the winter or cooled down during the warmer months. You have that capability with a Chevy remote start key fob, so replacing the battery can be a total lifesaver if it’s gone dead. Learn how here:

  1. Gently insert a flathead screwdriver into the small slot on the side of the key fob. Twist it to open the key fob.
  2. Before you remove the battery, make note of which direction the positive and negative sides face. Carefully slide out the current battery, and replace it with a fresh CR2032 button cell battery. 
  3. Press the key fob back together, and enjoy your remote start capabilities!

Turn to Leman's Chevrolet City Llc for All Things Automotive

So if you’re looking to replace your Chevy Traverse key fob, then our service center team is here to walk you through the process should you need it. Don’t let a dead key fob battery for your Chevrolet slow you down, so get back out on the Springfield roads and drive with confidence! If you prefer to let our parts team handle your maintenance, feel free to book an appointment or stop by at your convenience! You can save big on every visit with our service and parts coupons. If you have any lingering car care questions like how to change a battery in a key fob for a Chevy Cruz, we can help with that too Contact us today!

 

Service Coupons at Leman’s Chevy City

Tire Price Match Guarantee

Provide us with a better eligible* price at the time of purchase and we'll match it. Find a better price within 30 days of the purchase, and we'll refund the difference.

Eligible Tire Brands: BFGoodrich, Bridgestone, Continental, Dunlop, Firestone, General, Goodyear, Hankook, Kelly, Michelin, Pirelli, and Uniroyal.

*Ad, written estimate, or Internet quote for identical tire(s) from a competing tire retailer/installer located within 100 miles of the dealer required during guarantee period for price match. Tire manufacturer and competitor rebates excluded. At Participating Dealers Only. Offer ends 12/31/2024.

EXPIRES: 12/30/2024

$100 Tire Rebate

$100 rebate* on the purchase and installation of a set of four select tires

Eligible brands are Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear and Hankook

*Purchase and installation must be made at a participating U.S. GM dealer. See mycertifiedservicerebates.com for details and rebate form. Rebate must be submitted by 6/30/2024. Rebate will be issued as a Visa® Gift Card. Allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery of gift card. Offer ends 5/31/2024.

EXPIRES: 05/30/2024

Brake Pad Rebate

Up to a $40 rebate* on the purchase and installation of select front and rear brake pads

Eligible brands are GM Genuine Parts ($20 rebate per brake pad set), ACDelco Gold ($15 rebate per brake pad set) or ACDelco Silver ($10 rebate per brake pad set).

*Purchase and installation must be made at a participating U.S. GM dealer. See mycertifiedservicerebates.com for details and rebate form. Rebate must be submitted by 6/30/2024. Limit two brake pad rebates per VIN (one per axle). Rebate will be issued as a Visa® Gift Card. Allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery of gift card. Offer ends 5/31/2024.

EXPIRES: 05/30/2024

$50 Tire Rebate

$50 rebate* on the purchase and installation of a set of four select tires

Eligible brands are BFGoodrich and Dunlop

*Purchase and installation must be made at a participating U.S. GM dealer. See mycertifiedservicerebates.com for details and rebate form. Rebate must be submitted by 6/30/2024. Rebate will be issued as a Visa® Gift Card. Allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery of gift card. Offer ends 5/31/2024.

EXPIRES: 05/30/2024

$70 Tire Rebate

$70 rebate* on the purchase and installation of a set of four select tires

Eligible brands are Firestone, General and Michelin

*Purchase and installation must be made at a participating U.S. GM dealer. See mycertifiedservicerebates.com for details and rebate form. Rebate must be submitted by 6/30/2024. Rebate will be issued as a Visa® Gift Card. Allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery of gift card. Offer ends 5/31/2024.

EXPIRES: 05/30/2024

Brake Rotor Rebate

Up to a $40 rebate* on the purchase and installation of four select brake rotors

Eligible brands are GM Genuine Parts ($10 rebate per rotor), ACDelco Gold ($7.50 rebate per rotor) or ACDelco Silver ($5 rebate per rotor).

*Purchase and installation must be made at a participating U.S. GM dealer. See mycertifiedservicerebates.com for details and rebate form. Rebate must be submitted by 6/30/2024. Limit four brake rotor rebates per VIN. Rebate will be issued as a Visa® Gift Card. Allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery of gift card. Offer ends 5/31/2024.

EXPIRES: 05/30/2024

Shock Rebate

Up to a $80 rebate* on the purchase and installation of four select shocks

Eligible brands are GM Genuine Parts ($20 rebate per shock), ACDelco Gold ($15 rebate per shock) or ACDelco Silver ($10 rebate per shock).

*Purchase and installation must be made at a participating U.S. GM dealer. See mycertifiedservicerebates.com for details and rebate form. Rebate must be submitted by 6/30/2024. Limit four shock rebates per VIN. Rebate will be issued as a Visa® Gift Card. Allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery of gift card. Offer ends 5/31/2024.

EXPIRES: 05/30/2024

Strut Rebate

Up to a $80 rebate* on the purchase and installation of four select struts

Eligible brands are GM Genuine Parts ($20 rebate per strut) or ACDelco Gold ($15 rebate per strut).

*Purchase and installation must be made at a participating U.S. GM dealer. See mycertifiedservicerebates.com for details and rebate form. Rebate must be submitted by 6/30/2024. Limit four strut rebates per VIN. Rebate will be issued as a Visa® Gift Card. Allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery of gift card. Offer ends 5/31/2024.

EXPIRES: 05/30/2024

$120 Tire Rebate

$120 rebate* on the purchase and installation of a set of four tires from Pirelli

*Purchase and installation must made be at a participating U.S. GM dealer. See mycertifiedservicerebates.com for details and rebate form, which must be submitted by 6/30/2024. Rebate will be issued as a Visa® Gift Card. Allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery of gift card. Offer ends 5/31/2024.

EXPIRES: 05/30/2024

6-Quart ACDelco GM OE dexos1® Full Synthetic Oil Change on most vehicles*

$67.44

*Tax, and more than 6 quarts of oil extra. Excludes diesel engines and Corvettes. See owner's manual for specific oil grades recommended by vehicle model.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

6-Quart Mobil 1® Full Synthetic Oil Change on most vehicles*

$97.44

*Tax, and more than 6 quarts of oil extra. Excludes diesel engines and Corvettes. See owner's manual for specific oil grades recommended by vehicle model.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

8-Quart ACDelco GM OE dexos1® Full Synthetic Oil Change on most vehicles*

$77.44

*Tax, and more than 8 quarts of oil extra. Excludes diesel engines and Corvettes. See owner's manual for specific oil grades recommended by vehicle model.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

8-Quart Mobil 1® Full Synthetic Oil Change on most vehicles*

$107.44

*Tax, and more than 8 quarts of oil extra. Excludes diesel engines and Corvettes. See owner's manual for specific oil grades recommended by vehicle model.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

Most ACDelco Gold Front Brake Pads Installed*

24 Months/Unlimited Mile Warranty**

$169.95

*Installation and rotor inspection included. Turning or replacing rotors, all other services, and tax extra. Excludes enhanced-performance brake pads and some vehicles. **Please see your Dealer to learn more about the warranty part details and qualifications.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

ACDelco Silver Front Brake Rotors installed on most cars & small SUVs*

12 Months/Unlimited Mile Warranty**

$217.88

*Tax extra. Excludes coated rotors, enhanced-performance rotors, medium-duty trucks, and other select vehicles. **Please see your Dealer to learn more about the warranty part details and qualifications.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

ACDelco Silver Front Brake Rotors installed on most trucks and full-size SUVs*

12 Months/Unlimited Mile Warranty**

$257.96

*Tax extra. Excludes coated rotors, enhanced-performance rotors, medium-duty trucks, and other select vehicles. **Please see your Dealer to learn more about the warranty part details and qualifications.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

Most ACDelco Silver 18-Mo Batteries Installed*

18-month free-replacement limited warranty**

$144.90

*Tax extra. Installation extra on some vehicles. **Please see your Dealer to learn more about exclusions and the warranty part details and qualifications.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

Most ACDelco Gold 30-Mo Batteries Installed*

30-month free-replacement limited warranty**

$174.90

*Tax extra. Installation extra on some vehicles. **Please see your Dealer to learn more about exclusions and the warranty part details and qualifications.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

Most ACDelco Gold 42-Mo Batteries Installed*

42-month free-replacement limited warranty**

$189.90

*Tax extra. Installation extra on some vehicles. **Please see your Dealer to learn more about exclusions and the warranty part details and qualifications.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

Most ACDelco Gold Cabin Air Filters Installed*

$44.98

*Tax extra. Installation extra on some vehicles.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

Most ACDelco GM Original Equipment Wiper Blades (per pair) Installed*

$49.95

*Tax extra. Installation extra on some vehicles.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

Most ACDelco Gold 36-Mo AGM Batteries Installed*

36-month free-replacement limited warranty**

$289.99

*Tax extra. Installation extra on some vehicles. **Please see your Dealer to learn more about exclusions and the warranty part details and qualifications.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

Most ACDelco Gold Engine Air Filters Installed*

$44.99

*Tax extra. Installation extra on some vehicles.

EXPIRES: 06/10/2024

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