1996 Mercedes-Benz C230 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1996 Mercedes-Benz C230 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your auto key fob isn't unlock doors well, the cell battery most likely must to be replaced. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your key fob by yourself. Everything you need is described in this post.

What type battery does 1996 Mercedes-Benz C230 remote key fob take

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

Step by step guide

A tiny coin battery installed in the your key fob. Open key first, and then try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Gently try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Change 2 CR2025 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it in fob’s case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1996 Mercedes-Benz C230 Video

How To Replace A 1996-2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Key Fob Battery FCCID: KR 55

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Mercedes-Benz C230 require 2xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after key battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can change battery in your 1996 Mercedes-Benz C230 key yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

The price to change the battery inside remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the make and the service station.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced every three or four years, also this will vary based on their amount of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

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

  1. FCC ID: KR 55
  2. Models: 1996-2005 Mercedes-Benz C230