1997 Saturn SL2 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1997 Saturn SL2 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your car keyless entry remote is no longer open doors perfectly, the battery most likely needs to be replaced. In this case, we demonstrate how to open your car key fob and change a dead battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near SL2, use this instruction, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What type battery key fob use

Prior to open keyless entry remote be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your SL2's keyless entry remote

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny coin cell battery. Gently try to pry apart your fob with pry tools. Change CR2032 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 remote key fob will not work if you place battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, verify remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Saturn SL2 require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1997 Saturn SL2. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

Auto repair shop's pricing for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the car.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least once in four years. The term of battery vary on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

These signs will alert you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your Saturn SL2: signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1997-1999 Saturn SL2