How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Mazda MPV Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Mazda MPV Key Fob

Remote key fob allow easy access to your auto. If the key fob battery is dead you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control distance functions. In this article, we described how to open your keyless entry remote and replace your Mazda key battery step by step.

What size battery does 1997 Mazda MPV keyless entry remote take

Before beginning disassembly key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: 1xCR2025 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

A button cell battery installed inside the your key fob. Delicately try to pry apart your remote key fob with pry tools. Replace one CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2025. Battery must be installed 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, check that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key fob body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video instruction

How to change a dead battery on a Mazda key fob

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Mazda MPV require 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $5 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1997 Mazda MPV key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The price to replace the battery in key is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Mazda MPV at least once in three years. The term of battery vary on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

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

  1. FCC ID: KPU41063
  2. Models: 1993-1998 Mazda MPV