How to Open Your 1996 Buick Regal Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 1996 Buick Regal Key Fob and Change Battery

If your auto key fob isn't open doors well, the cell battery more likely must to be replaced. In this post, we outlined how to open your car key fob and replace your Buick key battery step by step.

What is the battery remote key fob use

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

Step by step instruction

A small coin cell battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Carefully try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old batteries with new one CR2016. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

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

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Buick Regal require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $5 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, 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 1996 Buick Regal keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

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

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Buick Regal at least every four years. lifespan of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

These signs will alert you that it's possible time to change battery in your Buick Regal: low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO0103T | ABO0104T
  2. Models: 1989-1996 Buick Regal