How to Replace the Battery in a 2004 Pontiac Montana Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2004 Pontiac Montana Key Fob

Remote key fob allow easy access to your car. Once the key fob battery is discharged you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control distance opening function. In this post, we are going to tell you how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and change a weak or dead battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Montana, follow our guide, but don't forget to check all you need before you start.

What type battery does 2004 Pontiac Montana keyless entry remote take

Before beginning disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A tiny button cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Gently try to open your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same position as was an old. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on key fob.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2004 Pontiac Montana Video

How To Replace Pontiac Montana Key Fob Battery 2002 2003 2004

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Pontiac Montana 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.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2004 Pontiac Montana keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

Car service price for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Pontiac Montana at least once in three years. The lifetime of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

These symptoms will warn you that it's possible time to change battery in your 2004 Pontiac Montana: low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: L2C0007T
  2. Models: 2001-2005 Pontiac Montana