How to Replace the Battery in a 2003 Pontiac Vibe Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2003 Pontiac Vibe Key Fob

If your Pontiac remote key fob is not open doors perfectly, the cell battery likely must to be replaced. Below, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly your car remote key fob and change a weak or dead battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near Vibe, use this instruction, but don't forget to check all you need before you start.

What size battery does 2003 Pontiac Vibe keyless entry remote required

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

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed button cell battery. Carefully try to pry apart your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's body. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

When the new battery installed, check key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Pontiac Vibe use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed 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 change battery in your 2003 Pontiac Vibe keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

The cost to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is in range $50-600 depending on the make and the service station.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced once in four years, also this will vary based on frequency of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

If your car need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working or signal strength reduced, in most cases battery change in remote key fob needed. Current battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT14T
  2. Models: 2003-2008 Pontiac Vibe