1999 Pontiac Firebird Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

1999 Pontiac Firebird Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Keyless entry remote allow access to your auto. Once the keyless entry remote battery is dead or weak you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control distance functions. Below, we demonstrate how to open your key fob and change a dead battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Firebird, use this guide, but don't forget to check tools and materials required.

What is the battery remote key fob use

Before starting open keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A small button cell battery installed in the your key fob. Accurately try to disassemble your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

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

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Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Pontiac Firebird use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your key fob battery is simple to do in 1999 Pontiac Firebird. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

Dealer service pricing for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Pontiac Firebird at least once in 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions.

If your Pontiac fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery change inside key fob needed. Current battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, remote key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1996-2002 Pontiac Firebird