How to Open Your 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Key Fob & Change Battery

If your C220 remote key fob is not unlock doors correct, the cell battery most likely must to be replaced. In this article, we described how to disassembly your remote key fob and replace your Mercedes-Benz key battery step by step.

What type battery keyless entry remote require

Replacing batteries in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver and CR2025 batteries. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • 2xCR2025 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

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

A button cell battery installed inside the your key fob. Open the key if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Accurately try to pry apart your remote key fob with pry tools. Change 2 CR2025 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it inside 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 batteries installed, check keyless entry remote functionality 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 body pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Video

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Mercedes-Benz C220 require 2xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $4 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

Auto repair shop's price for replace the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the make.

Keyless entry remote batteries in modern cars should be changed once in three years, but this will vary based on their amount of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

If your auto need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old or signal strength reduced, in most cases battery change in keyless entry remote needed. Installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, keyless entry remote change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KR 55
  2. Models: 1995-1997 Mercedes-Benz C220