It turns on very briefly when you turn the ignition on. The really cheap ones that you may find on ebay or online won't work with the chips in these cars. It should then be able to be moved up and out through the… I just did a 1999. Ignore the screw and disc, that's for replacing the switchblade. Remove the wheel and tire. This is what makes the switchblade open.
Once the cover is off… First get yourself a wiper removal tool. Place your thumb inside the void on the side of the fob where the metal key used to reside and gently pull off the rear cover. The negative side in this pic the side without writing should face you when you put the battery in. After that, sliding the battery forward with a slight tilt was all it took to remove the battery. It has to go in a bit more than a centimeter to release the catch on the switch.
These are the ones that are rectangular and have a button on the side. Very clever and entertaining response. It's been very cold here and we're not sure if the car battery may be dead because the fobs won't work to let us in! And if you dug it out why not just put it into the new key? The best way to check your key's part number is to take your key apart and check the printed part number inside. If your keychain is broken, you can just replace that half with a cheap key from ebay. Never touch the actual bulb. Put the new battery in, making sure it fits properly they can be a bit fiddly.
Pictured below is the plastic tag. You can however get the alternator out… The easiest way to change the switch is to slide a small screwdriver between the old switch and the trim on the door towards the front of the car. It will look like a can of peaches without the label. From the wheel well loosen and remove the 3 hex 6mm? The spring sits on a tab in the plastic, note the yellow arrow. The Battery that keeps going and going and going. If your car has immo 3 or above, you can't. Check that the rear battery cover is flush with the rest of the fob on all sides.
Your yellow car symbol should look the same. To check to see if it is good or bad… Had to do one myself. Parts I recommend 's key cutting service. Make sure that the new battery is fully seated inside the fob. That means you would need to take it into a dealership to get it reprogrammed. They just keep going, going and going! It can be done though. Then remove the 4 screws holding the interior air filter cover on the passenger side.
This will release tension on the belt, and using your other hand, grab the belt and remove it… It's a pain. For example, if the key ring loop is broken, split the key and replace it with a used part. See, every time I replace the battery, it dies within days. Let it work while you cut the plastic to the sides. You'll need to understand the concepts of refrigeration to get an idea of how much to add. Always replace bulbs in pairs. If you must, wear gloves.
Ignore the later part which deals with model year 2009 and newer keys. Before replacing the battery casing cover assembly, spray the battery posts and terminal clamps with anti-corrosion battery terminal spray. Rotate it to get the metal key sticking out the right and the channel, where the key fits, facing you. Otherwise, you'll wipe out the security code, and the systems will remain inoperable until reprogrammed. Either pull out the old battery with your fingernail or carefully pry it out with a small flathead screwdriver. It took us a little detective work but here is what I found worked - not sure if it's best but it worked. Repeat 1-6, but this time, remembering to loop your key chain back on.
The key buttons are more plastic and are more squared. Now, the half that still has buttons the one without the key splits in two again. Be sure to push the new battery back under the retaining lip at the rear of the casing. You can also swap your current immobilizer chip into the replacement key instead of bringing it to the dealer. Remove the four screws of the battery box cover with a ratchet and socket. Following the radiator hose coming from the radiator, your see a plastic housing that splits the flow of water on the side of the block, on top of that black plastic piping is a sensor with a black flat plastic clip. You could tape the old chip to the outside of the ignition cylinder but that defeats the immobilizer anti-theft function.