How to Open Your 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Key Fob and Change Battery

If your Grand Prix key is not open doors well, the battery most likely must to be changed. In this post, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly Pontiac keyless entry remote and replace a weak or dead battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Grand Prix, follow our guide, but don't forget to check all you need.

What type battery does 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix remote key fob required

Before beginning open keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

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

Inside of your key fob installed small coin battery. Delicately try to open your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Change one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your key will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that all functions works by testing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key fob shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video guide

How To Replace Pontiac Grand Prix Key Fob Battery 2004 - 2008

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Pontiac Grand Prix use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not require 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.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

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

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed every 4 years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

If your Pontiac need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, in most cases battery replace in key fob required. Currently installed battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix, remote key fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2004-2008 Pontiac Grand Prix