How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Chevrolet Camaro Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Chevrolet Camaro Key Fob

If your Camaro keyless entry remote is no longer open doors correct, the cell battery most likely must to be changed. In this post, we outlined how to disassembly your car remote key fob and replace your Chevrolet key battery.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote require

Before beginning open keyless entry remote check all that you need: one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed small button cell battery. Accurately try to pry apart your key with pry tools. Replace one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

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

Video of key fob opening

How To Replace Chevrolet Camaro Key Fob Battery 1997 2002

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Chevrolet Camaro use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 1997 Chevrolet Camaro keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Car service cost for change the battery in key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Chevrolet Camaro at least every 4 years. The term of battery differ on usage time, quality and operating conditions.

These symptoms will warning you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your Chevrolet Camaro: key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1996-2002 Chevrolet Camaro