How to Open Your 2005 Pontiac Sunfire Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2005 Pontiac Sunfire Key Fob & Change Battery

Key fob grant access to your Pontiac. When the key battery is weak you lose your fob’s ability to use distance functions. Below, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open Pontiac key fob and replace a dead battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Sunfire, use this guide, but don't forget to check tools and materials required.

What type battery key fob require

Replacing battery in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to change the battery in your Sunfire's key fob

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny coin cell battery. Gently try to pry apart your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s case. Battery must be installed with the same position as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

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

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Pontiac Sunfire use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 2005 Pontiac Sunfire key yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

Dealer service cost for replace the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

Remote key fob batteries in Pontiac Sunfire should be changed once in three or four years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your remote key fob shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warn you that it's possible time to replace battery in your 2005 Pontiac Sunfire: 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: L2C0005T
  2. Models: 2000-2005 Pontiac Sunfire