How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer Key Fob

If your Blazer key fob is no longer open doors perfectly, the battery surely must to be replaced. In this article, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly Chevrolet remote key fob and replace a weak battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Blazer, use this guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.

What type battery key fob require

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

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

A tiny coin battery installed in the your key fob. Accurately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s shell. 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.

After the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your 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. Check your key fob shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of remote key fob opening

How To Replace Chevrolet Blazer Key Fob Battery 1998 1999 2000 2001

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Chevrolet Blazer use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after remote key fob battery replace, reprogramming not required. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 1998 Chevrolet Blazer. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The price to replace the battery in keyless entry remote is in range $50-600 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

Remote key fob batteries in Chevrolet Blazer should be replaced once in three or four years, but this will differ based on usage and quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

If your Blazer need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, key fob buttons not working, fob's battery more than 4 years old or signal strength reduced, in most cases battery replace inside key fob needed. Current battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 1998-2001 Chevrolet Blazer