How to Open Your 1997 Honda Prelude Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1997 Honda Prelude Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Honda key is not working well, the cell battery surely must to be replaced. In this post, we walks you through how to open your car remote key fob and replace your Honda key battery step by step.

What size battery does 1997 Honda Prelude remote key fob required

Replacing battery in remote key fob require CR2025 battery, flat head screwdriver and phillips head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Step by step instruction

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

Gently try to open your remote key fob with pry tools. Change CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2025. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

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

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

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1997 Honda Prelude Video

How To Replace Honda Prelude Key Fob Battery 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Honda Prelude require 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $4 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 1997 Honda Prelude key yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The cost to change the battery in key fob can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Honda Prelude should be replaced every 3-4 years, although this will vary based on usage and quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

These signs will alert you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 1997 Honda Prelude: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: A269ZUA101
  2. Models: 1996-2002 Honda Prelude