How to Replace the Battery in a 2002 Saturn SL2 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2002 Saturn SL2 Key Fob

Key fob grant easy access to your Saturn. Once the key fob battery is discharged you lose your fob’s ability to control remote opportunities. In this post, we explained how to open your keyless entry remote and replace a dead or weak battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near SL2, follow our guide, but first make sure you have all you need.

What type battery does 2002 Saturn SL2 remote key fob required

Before you start to open keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

Inside of your remote key fob installed small coin cell battery. Accurately try to open your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all functions works by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your key body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key fob disassembly

How To Replace Saturn SL2 Sedan Key Fob Battery 2000 2002

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Saturn SL2 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2002 Saturn SL2. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The cost to change the battery inside fob is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

Keyless entry remote batteries in modern cars should be changed every 4 years, also this will vary based on frequency of use and build quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These signs will warn you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2002 Saturn SL2: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: L2C0005T
  2. Models: 2000-2002 Saturn SL2