How to Open Your 2007 Saab 9-5 Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2007 Saab 9-5 Key Fob & Change Battery

Remote key fob allow easy access to your Saab. If the key battery is dead or weak you lose your fob’s ability to control distance functions. It's not difficult to change the battery in your keyless entry remote, and it’s easier than you think. All you need is explained in this post.

What size battery does 2007 Saab 9-5 key fob take

Before beginning open key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

A small button battery installed in the your remote key fob. Move the key out of the way if it is in the remote key fob.

Delicately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1 CR2032 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 charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that all functions works by pressing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of keyless entry remote opening

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

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2007 Saab 9-5. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

The cost to replace the battery in remote key fob is in range $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Saab 9-5 at least every 4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on usage time, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These signs will alert you that it's possible time to change battery in your 2007 Saab 9-5: key fob buttons not working, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2003-2007 Saab 9-5