How to Open Your 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Oldsmobile key isn't open doors properly, the cell battery likely needs to be changed. Below, we described how to open your keyless entry remote and replace your Oldsmobile key battery.

What size battery does 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada remote key fob required

Before beginning open remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 2xCR2016 batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A small button cell battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Accurately try to pry apart your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace 2xCR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

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

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your remote key fob shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key disassembly

How To Replace Oldsmobile Bravada Key Fob Battery 1991 1992 1993 1994 1996

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Oldsmobile Bravada use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery replace. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

Car service pricing for replace the battery in fob is $50-600 depending on the car.

Remote key fob batteries in Oldsmobile Bravada should be replaced once in three or four years, also this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

If your auto need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced, fob's battery more than 4 years old or key fob buttons not working, it's probably battery change in 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 replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO0104T
  2. Models: 1991-1996 Oldsmobile Bravada