How to Open Your 1997 Chevrolet S10 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 1997 Chevrolet S10 Key Fob and Change Battery

Key fob grant easy access to your Chevrolet. If the remote key fob battery is weak you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control distance functions. In this post, we are going to tell you how to disassembly your car remote key fob and change a weak or dead battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near S10, use this guide, but don't forget to check everything you need.

What type battery remote key fob use

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

Simple steps to replace the battery in your S10's remote key fob

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

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that all is functioning by testing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video instruction

How To Replace Chevrolet S 10 Key Fob Battery 1997 1998

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Chevrolet S10 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 1997 Chevrolet S10 key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

Auto repair shop's cost for change the battery in fob is $50-600 depending on the car.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least every 4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

If your S10 key fob buttons not working, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or fob's battery more than 4 years old, in most cases battery replace in keyless entry remote needed. Installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help, fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1997 Chevrolet S10