How to Open Your 1993 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1993 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Oldsmobile remote key fob is no longer unlock doors correct, the cell battery probably needs to be replaced. In this post, we explained how to open Oldsmobile key fob and replace a dead or weak battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Eighty Eight, follow our guide, but don't forget to check everything you need.

What size battery does 1993 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight key fob required

Changing batteries in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver and CR2016 batteries. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

A small coin cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Accurately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Replace two CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it in fob’s case. 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 position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that all is functioning by testing buttons on circuit board.

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

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

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Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Oldsmobile Eighty Eight use 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery replace, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1993 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

The price to replace the battery inside keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the make and the service station.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Oldsmobile Eighty Eight should be replaced every three years, also this will vary based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

If your car has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery change inside remote key fob required. Installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, key fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

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