How to Open Your 1997 Pontiac Grand Am Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1997 Pontiac Grand Am Key Fob & Change Battery

Key fob allow access to your Pontiac. When the key fob battery is weak you lose your fob’s ability to use distance functions. In this case, we demonstrate how to open your key fob and change a dead or weak battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Grand Am, use this guide, but don't forget to check tools and materials required before you start.

What kind of battery remote key fob require

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

Step by step instruction

A tiny coin battery installed in the your remote key fob. Accurately try to pry apart your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s case. 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 position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. If your fob body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to change the battery video guide

How To Replace Pontiac Grand Am Key Fob Battery 1997 1998

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Pontiac Grand Am 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.

Usually, after key battery replace, 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 easy to do in 1997 Pontiac Grand Am. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

The cost to replace the battery in remote key fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least once in three years. The lifetime of battery differ on usage time, quality and operating conditions.

These symptoms will warn you that it's possible time to replace battery in your 1997 Pontiac Grand Am: key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1997-1998 Pontiac Grand Am