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

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

If your auto keyless entry remote isn't open doors correct, the battery most likely needs to be changed. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your key fob DIY. All tools, that you need is explained in this post.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote use

Before you start to open remote key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 2 CR2016 batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

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

A small coin cell battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Delicately try to disassemble your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Change old batteries with new one CR2016. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that everything working fine by pressing buttons on key fob.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your keyless entry remote body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Chevrolet Caprice require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $6 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1996 Chevrolet Caprice key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

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

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

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

  1. FCC ID: ABO0104T
  2. Models: 1992-1996 Chevrolet Caprice