How to Open Your 2000 Pontiac Grand Am Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2000 Pontiac Grand Am Key Fob & Change Battery

Remote key fob allow easy access to your auto. Once the keyless entry remote battery is dead you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control distance opening function. In this article, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly your remote key fob and replace a dead battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Grand Am, use this instruction, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What size battery does 2000 Pontiac Grand Am key fob take

Prior to disassembly remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to change the battery in your Grand Am's keyless entry remote

Inside of your key fob installed small coin battery. Accurately try to pry apart your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

After the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

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

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2000 Pontiac Grand Am Video

How To Replace Pontiac Grand Am Key Fob Battery 1999 2000

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Pontiac Grand Am require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, size packaging and type 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 not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2000 Pontiac Grand Am key yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

Auto repair shop's price for replace the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Pontiac Grand Am should be changed every four years, although this will differ based on frequency of use and build quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

If your car signal strength reduced, fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or key fob buttons not working, in most cases battery change in remote key fob needed. Current battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, key fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 1999-2000 Pontiac Grand Am