1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Remote key fob grant easy access to your auto. When the keyless entry remote battery is dead you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote opening function. In this article, you will benefit from knowing how to open your keyless entry remote and replace a dead battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Cavalier, use this guide, but first make sure you have everything you need.

What type battery does 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier key fob take

Don't forget before open key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

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

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small coin battery. Carefully try to open 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 shell. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, check key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

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

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Video

How To Replace Chevrolet Cavalier Key Fob Battery 1994 - 1996

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Chevrolet Cavalier require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

The price to replace the battery inside key fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the make and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least once in three or four years. lifespan of battery differ on usage time, operating conditions and quality.

These signs will warning you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier: key fob buttons not working, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1996-1999 Chevrolet Cavalier