How to Replace the Battery in a 1992 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1992 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight Key Fob

If your Eighty Eight keyless entry remote is no longer open doors properly, the cell battery likely must to be replaced. In this article, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly Oldsmobile remote key fob and replace a weak or dead battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Eighty Eight, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.

What type battery keyless entry remote require

Prior to open key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and two CR2016 batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A tiny coin battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Accurately try to pry apart your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace 2 CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it in keyless entry fob's body. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

After the new batteries installed, verify key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your case pieces together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your key body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Oldsmobile Eighty Eight use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 1992 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

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

Keyless entry remote batteries in modern cars should be changed once in three or four years, but this will vary based on their amount of use and battery quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These signs will warning you that it's probably time to change battery in your Oldsmobile Eighty Eight: signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO0303T
  2. Models: 1992-1995 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight