How to Replace the Battery in a 1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Key Fob

Remote key fob grant easy access to your car. When the remote key fob battery is weak you’ll not to be able unlock car from distance. In this article, we explained how to disassembly your key fob and replace a discharged battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Cutlass, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check tools and materials required before you start.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote use

Before beginning open keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and two CR2016 batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed coin battery. Accurately try to disassemble your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Change old batteries with fresh one CR2016. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your key case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of remote key fob disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Oldsmobile Cutlass use 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery replace. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass key yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

The cost to replace the battery in key can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Oldsmobile Cutlass at least once in three years. The lifetime of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

If your Cutlass has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working or signal strength reduced, in most cases battery replace inside remote key fob needed. Current battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, key replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO0303T
  2. Models: 1990-1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass