How to Open Your 1996 Toyota Corolla Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1996 Toyota Corolla Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your car. If the remote key fob battery is weak or dead you’ll not to be able open trunk or doors from distance. Below, we outlined how to open your car key fob and replace your Toyota key battery step by step.

What size battery does 1996 Toyota Corolla key fob take

Before going to open remote key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 1 CR2025 battery, phillips head screwdriver and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your Corolla's remote key fob

A tiny button battery installed in the your remote key fob. Unscrew the back of the key fob. Flip the key fob over and look for at least one fastener holding in the plastic.

Carefully try to disassemble your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2025. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was an old. Your remote key fob will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working fine, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your case two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step. Screw fastener in the back of the keyless entry remote.

How to change the battery video guide

How To Replace Toyota Corolla Key Fob Battery 1995 1996 1997

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Toyota Corolla use 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $4 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery replace, reprogramming not required. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your key fob battery is simple to do in 1996 Toyota Corolla. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

The price to replace the battery in fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

Key fob batteries in Toyota Corolla should be changed once in four years, although this will vary based on their amount of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

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

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