How to Replace the Battery in a 1996 Isuzu Rodeo Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1996 Isuzu Rodeo Key Fob

Remote key fob allow access to your car. If the remote key fob battery is dead you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote functions. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your key fob, and it’s easier than you think. Everything you need is explained in this post.

What is the battery remote key fob use

Don't forget before open key fob 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 guide

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

Delicately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1xCR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry 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 remote key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your remote key fob case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step. Screw the back of the key fob.

Video of keyless entry remote opening

How To Replace Isuzu Rodeo Key Fob Battery 1996 1997

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Isuzu Rodeo require 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $4 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1996 Isuzu Rodeo. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

Dealer service cost for replace the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Isuzu Rodeo at least once in 3-4 years. The term of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions.

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

  1. FCC ID: BAB237131-013
  2. Models: 1996-1997 Isuzu Rodeo