How to Open Your 1997 Buick Skylark Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1997 Buick Skylark Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote grant access to your auto. Once the key fob battery is weak you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote functions. Below, we explained how to disassembly your car keyless entry remote and replace a dead or weak battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Skylark, use this guide, but first make sure you have all you need.

What is the battery key fob use

Don't forget before disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your key fob installed small button cell battery. Accurately try to pry apart your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s case. 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 keyless entry fob's case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

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

How to change the battery video instruction

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Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Buick Skylark require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 1997 Buick Skylark. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

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

Key fob batteries in Buick Skylark should be replaced once in four years, but this will vary based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

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

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1997-1998 Buick Skylark