How to Open Your 1993 GMC Sonoma Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1993 GMC Sonoma Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Sonoma key fob isn't open doors correct, the cell battery most likely needs to be changed. In this post, we are going to tell you how to open GMC keyless entry remote and replace a dead or weak battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near Sonoma, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check all you need.

What is the battery keyless entry remote require

Before you start to disassembly remote key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: CR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small button battery. Delicately try to open your fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove two CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

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

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that all working fine by pressing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to replace the battery video guide

How To Replace GMC Sonoma Key Fob Battery 1993 1994 1995 1996

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of GMC Sonoma use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $5 build upon the brand, type and size packaging 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. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can change battery in your 1993 GMC Sonoma remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

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

Keyless entry remote batteries in modern cars should be replaced every three years, although this will differ based on usage and build quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 1993 GMC Sonoma: low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO0104T
  2. Models: 1993-1996 GMC Sonoma