How to Replace the Battery in a 2000 Pontiac Firebird Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2000 Pontiac Firebird Key Fob

If your car keyless entry remote isn't unlock doors well, the battery more likely needs to be changed. Below, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly your car keyless entry remote and replace a weak battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Firebird, use this guide, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What size battery does 2000 Pontiac Firebird remote key fob required

Replacing battery in keyless entry remote require CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

A tiny button cell battery installed inside the your key fob. Gently try to open your key fob with pry tools. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in keyless entry fob's shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you put battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, verify key fob 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. Accurately try to assemble the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Pontiac Firebird require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2000 Pontiac Firebird. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

Auto repair shop's cost for change the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make.

Remote key fob batteries in Pontiac Firebird should be changed once in 4 years, but this will vary based on usage and build quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to change battery in your 2000 Pontiac Firebird: key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

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