How to Change the Battery in a Cadillac Key Fob

Man opening car with key fob

Depending on your Cadillac vehicle, there are a few different key fobs around the Manistee and Grayling areas. Therefore, the battery will eventually need to be replaced. Regardless of whether you drive a new Cadillac or an older one, learn all about Cadillac key fob battery replacement with the experts at Serra Cadillac Of Traverse City! If you have any questions, feel free to contact us anytime!

How to Open Cadillac Key Fob: 2014 and Newer

Although a new Cadillac key fob was introduced with the 2020 CT5, it is quite similar to the one introduced in 2014. Therefore, you just have to follow these simple steps for easy Cadillac key fob battery replacement:

  1. There should be a tiny release button located on the side of the key fob case. You just have to press the button and the case will open, revealing the metal key.
  2. When you remove the key, you should see a little opening and use a flat head screwdriver to separate the side of the case.
  3. Inside, you’ll see the circuit board on one side, and the battery on the other.
  4. Remove the old battery and carefully pop in the replacement battery. You may have to use the screwdriver to pop the old battery out.
  5. Similar to many manufacturers, the Cadillac key fob battery replacement requires a CR2032 battery. When placing the new battery in the fob, make sure the positive side is facing down.
  6. Afterward, just pop the case back together, and you’re ready to take advantage of the popular features of your Cadillac key fob.

The CR 2032 battery is the preferred choice of Cadillac and can be purchased where similar products are sold. You can even buy it at Serra Cadillac Of Traverse City in Traverse City at our parts department.

Replacing Your Cadillac Key Fob

If you think it’s time for your Cadillac key fob replacement around Cadillac, some signs might be difficult using its functions, like having to be close to the vehicle to lock or unlock. In most cases, it will be the key fob battery, however, it could also be an issue with the key fob itself. If this is the case, you could always make an appointment with our service team to address any concerns.

Learn More About How to Open Cadillac Key Fob Today!

Now that you know more about how to open Cadillac key fob, and Cadillac key fob battery replacement, stop by Serra Cadillac Of Traverse City to get all your questions answered. If you want us to replace your battery for you, visit our service center, however, if you want to try it out yourself, feel free to get in touch with us for all your Cadillac service needs. Ready to learn more about car care? Discover how to fix a small dent or scratch today. Ready to learn more about car care? Discover how to reset your check engine light today.


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