How to Open Your 1992 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1992 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight Key Fob & Change Battery

Remote key fob grant access to your Ninety Eight. When the keyless entry remote battery is dead you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote opening function. In this post, you will benefit from knowing how to open Oldsmobile key fob and change a discharged battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Ninety Eight, use this guide, but first make sure you have all you need before you start.

What size battery does 1992 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight keyless entry remote required

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

Step by step guide

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small button battery. Delicately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace 2xCR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Change old batteries with new one CR2016. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

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

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. If your key fob body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Oldsmobile Ninety Eight use 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $5 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1992 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

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

Keyless entry remote batteries in Oldsmobile Ninety Eight should be changed once in three or four years, but this will vary based on their amount of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

These signs will warn you that it's probably time to change battery in your Oldsmobile Ninety Eight: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO0303T
  2. Models: 1991-1995 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight