How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Cadillac Catera Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Cadillac Catera Key Fob

Remote key fob grant easy access to your auto. If the keyless entry remote battery is dead or weak you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote opportunities. Below, we demonstrate how to open your remote key fob and replace a weak or dead battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Catera, use this guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.

What type battery key fob use

Changing 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 size of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to replace the battery in your Catera's keyless entry remote

A small button battery installed inside the your key fob. Carefully try to disassemble your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. 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 key will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your remote key fob body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1997 Cadillac Catera Video

How To Replace Cadillac Catera Key Fob Battery 1997 1998

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Cadillac Catera require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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 keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1997 Cadillac Catera. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

Dealer service cost for replace the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the car.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Cadillac Catera should be changed once in three years, but this will differ based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

If your Catera fob's battery more than 4 years old, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, in most cases battery change inside keyless entry remote needed. Installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, fob change or repair needed.
Be the first to comment.
Your message is required.

Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO1602T
  2. Models: 1997-1999 Cadillac Catera