How to Replace the Battery in a 1996 Nissan Maxima Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1996 Nissan Maxima Key Fob

Keyless entry remote allow access to your Nissan. Once the keyless entry remote battery is weak or dead you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control distance opportunities. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your remote key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All tools, that you need is outlined in this article.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote use

Don't forget before open remote key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2025 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed small coin cell battery. Delicately try to open your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s shell. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

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.

Video of key fob disassembly

How To Replace A Nissan Maxima Key Fob Battery 1995 -1999 FCCID: A269ZUA078

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Nissan Maxima use 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery replace. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 1996 Nissan Maxima key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Auto repair shop's pricing for replace the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Nissan Maxima should be replaced every three or four years, but this will differ based on usage and quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

If your auto fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, it's probably battery replace in keyless entry remote required. Currently installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix, remote key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: A269ZUA078
  2. Models: 1996-1999 Nissan Maxima