How to Replace the Battery in a 1999 GMC Safari Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1999 GMC Safari Key Fob

If your auto key fob is no longer unlock doors perfectly, the battery more likely must to be changed. In this article, we outlined how to open your car key fob and change your GMC key battery.

What size battery does 1999 GMC Safari remote key fob required

Before beginning 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 change the battery in your car's remote key fob

A small coin cell battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Accurately try to open your key fob with pry tools. Replace 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. 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 keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working fine, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

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

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1999 GMC Safari Video

How To Replace GMC Safari Key Fob Battery 1999 2000 2001

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of GMC Safari use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1999 GMC Safari keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

The cost to replace the battery inside fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of GMC Safari at least every four years. lifespan of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

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

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T
  2. Models: 1998-1999 GMC Safari