How to Replace the Battery in a 2005 Saab 9-5 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2005 Saab 9-5 Key Fob

If your Saab key fob is no longer open doors perfectly, the battery probably must to be changed. In this article, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace a weak or dead battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near 9-5, follow our guide, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What type battery does 2005 Saab 9-5 key fob take

Before starting open keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny button cell battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the key fob.

Delicately try to open your remote key fob with pry tools. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s case. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

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

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction

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Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Saab 9-5 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2005 Saab 9-5. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

Dealer service cost for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed once in three years, also this will differ based on their amount of use and build quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

If your car need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or fob's battery more than 4 years old, in most cases battery replace inside keyless entry remote required. Installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, key change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2003-2007 Saab 9-5