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

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

Key fob allow easy access to your Buick. Once the key battery is weak you not to be able open doors from distance. It's not difficult to change the battery in your remote key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All you need is described in this article.

What size battery does 1996 Buick Roadmaster remote key fob required

Before starting disassembly remote key fob check all that you need: two CR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's remote key fob

A tiny button battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Gently try to pry apart your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove 2xCR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries inside keyless entry fob's body. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

When the new batteries installed, check key fob by pressing buttons. If everything working properly, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

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

How to replace the battery video guide

1996 Buick Roadmaster Remote Keyless Entery Programming

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Usually, after key battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 1996 Buick Roadmaster. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The price to change the battery inside key is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Buick Roadmaster at least once in three or four years. lifespan of battery vary on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your Buick has low key battery indicator on dashboard, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, key fob buttons not working or signal strength reduced, it's probably battery replace inside key fob needed. Current battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, remote key fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO0103T | ABO0104T
  2. Models: 1991-1996 Buick Roadmaster