How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Key Fob

If your Pathfinder remote key fob isn't open doors properly, the battery surely needs to be replaced. In this article, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open your car remote key fob and change a dead or weak battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Pathfinder, use this instruction, but don't forget to check everything you need.

What type battery does 1997 Nissan Pathfinder remote key fob required

Before going to open key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and CR2025 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

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

A coin cell battery installed inside the your key fob. Gently try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove 1xCR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

When the new battery installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Video

How To Replace Nissan Pathfinder Key Fob Battery 1996 1997 1998 1999

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Nissan Pathfinder require 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1997 Nissan Pathfinder keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

The cost to change the battery inside key fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced every 4 years, also this will differ based on usage and build quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

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

  2. Models: 1996-1999 Nissan Pathfinder