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Chevrolet Camaro Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide
How to change the battery in the key fob remote control of a 5th generation 2010-2015 GM Chevy Camaro with pictures.

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Paul B. Michaels
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Auto Mechanic Since 1989

2014 Camaro Key Fob
Back Side of Key Fob
Notch On Side
This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the fifth generation (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015) GM Chevrolet Camaro in changing the battery in the key fob remote control.

Owners of other General Motors vehicles such as the Spark, Cruze, Malibu, Sonic, Impala, Traverse, Tahoe, Trax, SS, GMC Terrain, Acadia, Yukon, Buick Verano, Regal, LaCrosse, Encore, Enclave and the Holden Barina may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

A replacement coin cell (A.K.A. "button" or "watch") battery is part number CR2032.

They are available from various manufacturers such as Panasonic, Sony, GE, Energizer, Maxell and Duracell.

No tools are necessary to change the battery.

Pry Open Battery Cover
Battery Cover Removed
Tap Out Old Battery
The first step is to locate the notch on the left edge of the key fob.

(On some key fobs, you may need to eject the switchblade style metal ignition key by pressing the chrome colored button.)

Gently pry off the rear cover on the key fob to expose the battery socket.

Turn over the fob and tap it on the table to eject the old battery.

You may also be able to pull out the old battery with your fingernail.

Empty Battery Socket
Panasonic CR 2032 3V
Insert "+" Side Up
Insert a new # CR2032 (3 volt) coin cell battery in to the socket with the "+" positive side facing up towards you.


New Battery Installed
Line Up Rear Cover
Snap On Back Cover
Line up the plastic battery cover and gently pop it back in to place.

Make sure that the rear cover is flush with the rest of the key fob at every edge.

Key Fob Re-Assembled
Test New Key Fob Battery
Parking Lights Flashing
To test the new battery, stand near your Camaro and press the "Unlock" or "Lock" buttons on the key fob.

If the new battery is working properly, the parking lights should flash and you will hear the door locks opening or closing.

Be sure to record the battery change in your vehicle's service records.

For more, check out my other 2010-2015 GM Chevrolet Camaro DIY Repair Guides.

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