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

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

Remote key fob allow access to your car. Once the key fob battery is discharged you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote opportunities. In this article, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly your key fob and change a dead battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Savana, use this instruction, but don't forget to check tools and materials required.

What size battery does 1999 GMC Savana key fob required

Don't forget before disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your Savana's key fob

A tiny button battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Gently try to open your fob with pry tools. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2032. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, check key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Keyless entry remote of GMC Savana require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon 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 needed after battery replace. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your key fob battery is simple to do in 1999 GMC Savana. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

Auto repair shop's price for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of GMC Savana at least once in three years. The lifetime of battery vary on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your auto key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, it's probably battery change in remote key fob needed. Currently installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help, keyless entry remote replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1997-2002 GMC Savana