1996 Nissan Sentra Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1996 Nissan Sentra Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Remote key fob allow access to your Nissan. If the keyless entry remote battery is dead you not to be able unlock car from distance. Below, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly your key fob and change a weak battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Sentra, use this instruction, but first make sure you have all you need before you start.

What type battery key fob require

Before you start to disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2025 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed coin cell battery. Carefully try to disassemble your key fob with pry tools. Replace CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2025. 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 position on battery, by "+" mark.

When the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If everything working good, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your keyless entry remote shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key disassembly

How To Replace Nissan Sentra Key Fob Battery 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Nissan Sentra use 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1996 Nissan Sentra. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

The price to change the battery in fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Nissan Sentra at least once in three years. The term of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

These symptoms will warning you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your Nissan Sentra: signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 1995-1999 Nissan Sentra