2006 Pontiac Solstice Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2006 Pontiac Solstice Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your auto key fob is not unlock doors properly, the battery more likely needs to be changed. In this post, we outlined how to open your car key fob and change your Pontiac key battery.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

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

Simple steps to change the battery in your Solstice's keyless entry remote

Inside of your remote key fob installed small button cell battery. Accurately try to pry apart your key with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s case. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, check key fob by pressing buttons. If everything working properly, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. If your key shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of remote key fob opening

How To Replace Pontiac Solstice Key Fob Battery 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Pontiac Solstice require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2006 Pontiac Solstice key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

The price to replace the battery inside remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the make and the service pricing.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced every 4 years, although this will differ based on their amount of use and quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warn you that it's probably time to change battery in your 2006 Pontiac Solstice: signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2006 Pontiac Solstice