How to Open Your 2001 Saturn L200 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2001 Saturn L200 Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote grant access to your car. If the key fob battery is dead or weak you’ll lose your fob’s ability to use remote opportunities. In this article, we are going to tell you how to open your remote key fob and replace a dead or weak battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near L200, use this guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.

What type battery does 2001 Saturn L200 remote key fob required

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

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

A coin cell battery installed in the your key fob. Carefully try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was an old. Your key will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, verify remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working good, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your body pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your fob shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

How to replace the battery video guide

How To Replace Saturn L Series Key Fob Battery 2001 2002 2003

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Saturn L200 require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2001 Saturn L200 remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

Dealer service pricing for replace the battery in fob is $50-600 depending on the brand.

Remote key fob batteries in Saturn L200 should be changed every three years, but this will differ based on usage and quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

If your L200 signal strength reduced, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, it's probably battery replace inside keyless entry remote required. Installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: LHJ009
  2. Models: 2001-2003 Saturn L200