How to Replace the Battery in a 2001 Saturn SL Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2001 Saturn SL Key Fob

Keyless entry remote grant access to your auto. When the remote key fob battery is weak you lose your fob’s ability to control distance functions. In this post, we walks you through how to open your car key fob and replace your Saturn key battery step by step.

What kind of battery remote key fob use

Don't forget before open remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny coin cell battery. Gently try to disassemble your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that everything is functioning by testing buttons on remote key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to put the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2001 Saturn SL Video

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Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Saturn SL use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2001 Saturn SL keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

Car service pricing for change the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the brand.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Saturn SL at least every 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

If your auto fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or signal strength reduced, it's probably battery change in keyless entry remote required. Currently installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, remote key fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: L2C0005T
  2. Models: 2000-2002 Saturn SL