1996 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

1996 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Key fob allow access to your auto. If the remote key fob battery is weak or dead you’ll not to be able close trunk or doors from distance. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your key fob by yourself. Everything you need is described below.

What is the battery keyless entry remote require

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

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

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny button cell battery. Delicately try to open your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was an old. Your remote key fob will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that all functions works by testing buttons on remote key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of remote key fob disassembly

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Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Oldsmobile Eighty Eight use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Changing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 1996 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

Car service cost for change the battery in fob is $50-600 depending on the make.

Remote key fob batteries in Oldsmobile Eighty Eight should be changed once in three or four years, although this will vary based on usage and battery quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These signs will warning you that it's possible time to change battery in your Oldsmobile Eighty Eight: low key battery indicator on dashboard, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, signal strength reduced and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 1996-1999 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight