How to Open Your 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Key Fob and Change Battery

Remote key fob grant easy access to your car. If the keyless entry remote battery is dead you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control remote functions. In this article, you will benefit from knowing how to open Chevrolet keyless entry remote and change a dead battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Cavalier, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check all you need.

What size battery does 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier key fob required

Changing battery in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny coin battery. Accurately try to disassemble your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery 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.

When the new battery installed, verify key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Chevrolet Cavalier require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after remote key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

The price to replace the battery in fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service pricing.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Chevrolet Cavalier should be changed once in three years, although this will differ based on their amount of use and battery quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will warn you that it's probably time to replace battery in your Chevrolet Cavalier: signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1996-1999 Chevrolet Cavalier