How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Pontiac Bonneville Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Pontiac Bonneville Key Fob

If your Bonneville key fob isn't working perfectly, the cell battery probably needs to be replaced. Below, we explained how to open your car remote key fob and replace your Pontiac key battery step by step.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote require

Changing battery in remote key fob require 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

Inside of your key fob installed tiny button cell battery. Accurately try to pry apart your key fob with pry tools. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in keyless entry 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, verify keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your fob case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of keyless entry remote opening

How To Replace Pontiac Bonneville Key Fob Battery 1996 1997 1998 1999

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Pontiac Bonneville use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Key fob in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery change. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 1998 Pontiac Bonneville key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

The cost to replace the battery inside key is $50-600 depending on the make and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Pontiac Bonneville at least every three or four years. lifespan of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your Bonneville key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced or fob's battery more than 4 years old, it's probably battery replace in remote key fob needed. Current battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help, remote key fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 1996-2000 Pontiac Bonneville