1997 Mazda MX-6 Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

1997 Mazda MX-6 Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your car remote key fob is not open doors well, the cell battery likely must to be changed. In this post, we explained how to disassembly your car remote key fob and replace your Mazda key battery step by step.

What is the battery remote key fob require

Changing batteries in key fob require CR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's key fob

A coin cell battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Accurately try to pry apart your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries inside keyless entry fob's case. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key fob opening

Mazda Remote Key - Battery Replacement

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Mazda MX-6 require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1997 Mazda MX-6. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The cost to replace the battery inside key can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Mazda MX-6 at least every 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

These signs will warn you that it's possible time to replace battery in your Mazda MX-6: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT7T
  2. Models: 1996-1997 Mazda MX-6