How to Replace the Battery in a 1996 Chevrolet Camaro Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1996 Chevrolet Camaro Key Fob

Remote key fob grant easy access to your Camaro. Once the key fob battery is dead or weak you will not to be able unlock car from distance. In this case, you will benefit from knowing how to open Chevrolet remote key fob and change a dead or weak battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Camaro, use this guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required before you start.

What size battery does 1996 Chevrolet Camaro remote key fob take

Replacing battery in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A button cell battery installed inside the your key fob. Delicately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s case. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was an old. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that everything working good by pressing buttons on circuit board.

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

How to replace the battery video instruction

How To Replace Chevrolet Camaro Key Fob Battery 1993 1994 1995 1996

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Chevrolet Camaro use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Changing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 1996 Chevrolet Camaro. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

The cost to replace the battery in key fob can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service station.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Chevrolet Camaro should be changed every three years, also this will vary based on usage and build quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

If your Chevrolet has low key battery indicator on dashboard, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, fob's battery more than 4 years old or signal strength reduced, in most cases battery replace inside remote key fob needed. Currently installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, keyless entry remote change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1996-2002 Chevrolet Camaro