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

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

If your Prizm key is no longer working correct, the battery probably must to be changed. In this article, we walks you through how to disassembly your car keyless entry remote and change your Chevrolet key battery step by step.

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Don't forget before open remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and one CR2016 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2016 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your key fob installed tiny button cell battery. Carefully try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2016 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2016. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that everything working good by pressing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Check your remote key fob body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Chevrolet Prizm require 1xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1999 Chevrolet Prizm. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

Auto repair shop's pricing for change the battery in key is $50-600 depending on the car.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Chevrolet Prizm should be changed every four years, also this will vary based on frequency of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

If your Prizm key fob buttons not working, fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery change inside keyless entry remote needed. Installed battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, keyless entry remote change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: HYQ1512S
  2. Models: 1998-2002 Chevrolet Prizm