How to Open Your 1999 Saturn SW1 Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1999 Saturn SW1 Key Fob & Change Battery

Key fob grant easy access to your Saturn. When the key fob battery is dead or weak you will lose your fob’s ability to use remote opening function. Below, we demonstrate how to open your car remote key fob and change a weak or dead battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near SW1, follow our guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required before you start.

What is the battery key fob use

Prior to disassembly key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your SW1's key fob

A small button cell battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Accurately try to open your fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all functions works by testing buttons on key fob.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your fob body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction

How To Replace Saturn S Series Key Fob Battery 1996 1997 1998 1999

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Saturn SW1 require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after key fob battery replace, reprogramming not required. 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 Saturn SW1. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

The cost to replace the battery in key fob is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service station.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Saturn SW1 should be changed once in 3-4 years, although this will differ based on frequency of use and build quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

If your SW1 fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, it's probably battery replace in remote key fob needed. Currently installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix, fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1997-1999 Saturn SW1