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2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion Discussion, How Change Key Fob Battery in Cadillac CTS Second Generation Forum - 2008-2013; It seems like the battery should be changed every 3 years or every 50k miles based upon my experience .. ...
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    How Change Key Fob Battery

    It seems like the battery should be changed every 3 years or every 50k miles based upon my experience .. Here is YouTube on how to. Scott is a dealer serviceman

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    Re: How Change Key Fob Battery

    I have a number of devices that use the same battery as the remote. I buy them 6 at a time and only pay about $1.25 each. I change the batteries in the remotes on my birthday each year. That makes it easy to remember and for the price I don't need to worry about a dead battery.

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    Re: How Change Key Fob Battery

    I would make one amendment to that is to use a plastic pry tool like the ones used for small electronics this will prevent damaging the plastic case.

    They look like these:

    I have tons lying around because of all the Cell phone screen replacements I do.
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    Re: How Change Key Fob Battery

    Great video!
    Appointment. Long one. Dealer proved remote doesn't work. Looked, but didn't have a replacement Ordering one...another trip.
    Oh well.
    It will be good when it is fixed.
    My wife is incredible. She took it in.

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