How to Replace the Battery in a 1994 Buick Riviera Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1994 Buick Riviera Key Fob

If your Buick keyless entry remote isn't unlock doors correct, the battery probably must to be replaced. It's not complicated to change the battery in your keyless entry remote with our step by step guide. All tools, that you need is explained in this post.

What size battery does 1994 Buick Riviera keyless entry remote take

Before you start to open 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 key fob installed tiny button battery. Gently try to open your fob with flat head screwdriver. Change 2 CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it in keyless entry fob's body. 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.

After the new batteries installed, verify key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

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. Check your key case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

How To Replace Buick Riviera Key Fob Battery 1994

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Buick Riviera require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, 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.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1994 Buick Riviera. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The cost to change the battery inside key can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least once in three or four years. lifespan of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

These signs will warning you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your Buick Riviera: low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO0302T | ABO0303T
  2. Models: 1990-1995 Buick Riviera