How to Replace the Battery in a 2004 Oldsmobile Alero Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2004 Oldsmobile Alero Key Fob

Key fob allow easy access to your car. When the remote key fob battery is discharged you not to be able lock car from distance. It's not difficult to change the battery in your remote key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All you need is described in this article.

What type battery does 2004 Oldsmobile Alero key fob required

Before you start to open remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

Inside of your remote key fob installed button cell battery. Delicately try to disassemble your fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on circuit board.

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

Video of keyless entry remote opening

How To Replace An Oldsmobile Alero Key Fob Battery 2001 - 2004

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Oldsmobile Alero use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2004 Oldsmobile Alero. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

Dealer service price for change the battery in fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Oldsmobile Alero at least once in 4 years. The term of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

If your Oldsmobile fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or signal strength reduced, it's probably battery replace inside keyless entry remote needed. Currently installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, remote key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KOBLEAR1XT
  2. Models: 2001-2004 Oldsmobile Alero