How to Replace the Battery in a 1993 Buick Riviera Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1993 Buick Riviera Key Fob

If your auto key fob isn't open doors properly, the cell battery probably must to be replaced. In this post, we are going to tell you how to open Buick keyless entry remote and change a dead or weak battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Riviera, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have all you need before you start.

What is the battery key fob require

Changing battery in key fob require flat head screwdriver and CR2025 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny button cell battery. Gently try to open your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace 1 CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2025. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

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. Check your remote key fob 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 Buick Riviera use 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after remote key fob battery replace, reprogramming not required. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can change battery in your 1993 Buick Riviera keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Car service cost for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Buick Riviera at least every three or four years. The lifetime of battery vary on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

If your auto has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or fob's battery more than 4 years old, in most cases battery change inside keyless entry remote required. Installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not help, key fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO0502T
  2. Models: 1989-1993 Buick Riviera