1996 Buick Century Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1996 Buick Century Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Key fob grant access to your Century. When the remote key fob battery is weak you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use distance opportunities. In this case, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly your car remote key fob and change a dead battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Century, follow our guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.

What size battery does 1996 Buick Century keyless entry remote required

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

Step by step instruction

A tiny button battery installed inside the your key fob. Carefully try to disassemble your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace 2xCR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it in keyless entry fob's case. Battery must be installed with the same position as was a previous. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case pieces together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

How To Replace Buick Century Key Fob Battery 1994 1996

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Buick Century use 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery change. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 1996 Buick Century. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The cost to change the battery in key is in range $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

Key fob batteries in Buick Century should be replaced every 3-4 years, although this will vary based on their amount of use and build quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These signs will warn you that it's possible time to replace battery in your 1996 Buick Century: low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO91CH
  2. Models: 1991-2000 Buick Century