How to Open Your 1996 Toyota Celica Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 1996 Toyota Celica Key Fob and Change Battery

Remote key fob allow access to your auto. If the key fob battery is weak or dead you not to be able unlock trunk or doors remotely. It's not complicated to change the battery in your remote key fob, and it’s easier than you think. Everything you need is outlined in this article.

What is the battery keyless entry remote require

Prior to disassembly remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: 1xCR2025 battery, phillips head screwdriver and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

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

Gently try to pry apart your key with pry tools. Replace CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

When the new battery installed, check key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your key case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw the back of the keyless entry remote.

How to change the battery video instruction

How To Replace Toyota Celica Key Fob Battery 1995 1996 1997

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Toyota Celica require 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

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

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

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least once in three years. The lifetime of battery vary on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

If your auto has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or key fob buttons not working, it's probably battery change in remote key fob required. Currently installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not help, keyless entry remote replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: BAB237131-022
  2. Models: 1990-1997 Toyota Celica