How to Replace the Battery in a 1992 Buick Skylark Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1992 Buick Skylark Key Fob

If your auto keyless entry remote isn't working correct, the battery most likely needs to be replaced. In this article, we outlined how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace your Buick key battery step by step.

What type battery remote key fob require

Don't forget before disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 2 CR2016 batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

A tiny button cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Carefully try to pry apart your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change two CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it inside fob’s case. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your key will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that everything is functioning by testing buttons on remote key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to put the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your remote key fob shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Buick Skylark require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob battery replace, reprogramming not required. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 1992 Buick Skylark. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

Auto repair shop's pricing for replace the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

Key fob batteries in Buick Skylark should be replaced every three or four years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

If your car key fob buttons not working, fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, it's probably battery change in remote key fob needed. Current battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, remote key fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO0103T | ABO0104T | ABO0116T
  2. Models: 1992-1996 Buick Skylark