How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Key Fob
If your Chevrolet remote key fob is no longer open doors perfectly, the cell battery most likely must to be changed. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your keyless entry remote DIY. All you need is explained below.
What size battery does 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier remote key fob required
Before starting disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
- flat head screwdriver
- 1xCR2032 battery
Step by step guide
A tiny coin battery installed in the your remote key fob. Delicately try to open your key with pry tools. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.
Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.
When the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.
At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your fob case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.
Video of key opening
How To Replace Chevrolet Cavalier Key Fob Battery 1996 1997 1998 1999
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Frequently Asked Questions
Keyless entry remote of Chevrolet Cavalier require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.
Key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.
Yes, you can change battery in your 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.
The price to replace the battery inside key is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service pricing.
Remote key fob batteries in Chevrolet Cavalier should be replaced every three years, but this will differ based on frequency of use and build quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.
If your car fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, in most cases battery change in keyless entry remote needed. Current battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key replace or repair required.
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