How to Replace the Battery in a 1993 Volvo 960 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1993 Volvo 960 Key Fob

Remote key fob allow easy access to your auto. When the key fob battery is weak you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use distance opportunities. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your keyless entry remote DIY. All you need is outlined in this article.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote use

Replacing battery in remote key fob require flat head screwdriver, phillips head screwdriver and 1 CR2025 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your 960's remote key fob

Inside of your remote key fob installed small button cell battery. Remove fasteners on the back of the key fob. Flip the remote key fob over and find for at least one fastener holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to open your remote key fob with pry tools. Change 1 CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2025. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your remote key fob will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, verify key fob by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case pieces together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step. Screw fastener in the back of the remote key fob.

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Remote key fob of Volvo 960 use 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 1993 Volvo 960 remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Dealer service pricing for replace the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

Remote key fob batteries in Volvo 960 should be replaced once in four years, but this will vary based on frequency of use and build quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

If your car 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 in keyless entry remote needed. Installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, key change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 1993-1995 Volvo 960