How to Open Your 1997 Chevrolet Blazer Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 1997 Chevrolet Blazer Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow access to your Chevrolet. If the key fob battery is dead you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use distance opportunities. In this post, we walks you through how to disassembly your car key fob and replace your Chevrolet key battery step by step.

What kind of battery key fob require

Before going to disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

A tiny coin battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Carefully try to disassemble your fob with pry tools. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you place battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If everything working fine, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

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

How to change the battery video instruction

How To Replace 1997 Chevrolet Blazer Key Fob Battery

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Chevrolet Blazer use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after key fob battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1997 Chevrolet Blazer key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Auto repair shop's price for replace the battery in fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least every four years. lifespan of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

If your Blazer has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, fob's battery more than 4 years old or key fob buttons not working, in most cases battery change inside key fob required. Installed battery is weak or dead 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: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1997 Chevrolet Blazer