1996 Honda Passport Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1996 Honda Passport Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your Honda remote key fob is not working correct, the cell battery more likely needs to be replaced. Below, we demonstrate how to open Honda remote key fob and replace a weak battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Passport, use this guide, but first make sure you have all you need before you start.

What size battery does 1996 Honda Passport remote key fob required

Prior to open keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver, one CR2025 battery and phillips head screwdriver.
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny button cell battery. Remove fasteners on the back of the key fob. Spin the key fob over and look for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in keyless entry fob's shell. Battery must be installed with the same position as was a previous. Your remote key fob will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key fob body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step. Screw the back of the keyless entry remote.

How to replace the battery video guide

How To Replace Honda Passport Key Fob Battery 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Honda Passport use 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 1996 Honda Passport. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The cost to replace the battery in keyless entry remote is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Honda Passport at least every 4 years. lifespan of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

If your auto fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery change inside key fob required. Current battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, key replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: BAB237131-013
  2. Models: 1996-1997 Honda Passport