How to Open Your 2005 Pontiac Grand Am Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2005 Pontiac Grand Am Key Fob & Change Battery

Remote key fob allow easy access to your car. If the key fob battery is weak you will lose your fob’s ability to control remote functions. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your key fob with our guide. All you need is outlined below.

What size battery does 2005 Pontiac Grand Am remote key fob take

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

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

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed button cell battery. Delicately try to open your key with pry tools. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. 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 position on battery, by "+" mark.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your remote key fob body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key disassembly

How To Replace Pontiac Grand Am Key Fob Battery 2001 2002 2003 2004

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Pontiac Grand Am require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after key battery replace, reprogramming not required. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2005 Pontiac Grand Am. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The price to change the battery in key is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

Remote key fob batteries in Pontiac Grand Am should be changed once in 4 years, although this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

These signs will warn you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 2005 Pontiac Grand Am: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced, low key battery indicator on dashboard and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KOBLEAR1XT
  2. Models: 2001-2005 Pontiac Grand Am