How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Toyota Tercel Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Toyota Tercel Key Fob

Remote key fob allow access to your auto. If the key battery is dead you not to be able lock doors remotely. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your remote key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All tools, that you need is explained in this post.

What kind of battery key fob use

Before starting disassembly remote key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver, phillips head screwdriver and 1xCR2025 battery.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • flat head screwdriver

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

A coin battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Remove fasteners on the back of the keyless entry remote. Flip the key fob over and look for at least one screw holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to disassemble your key with pry tools. Replace CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2025. Battery must be installed with the same position as was a previous. Your key fob will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

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. If your key fob shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw fastener in the back of the keyless entry remote.

Video of keyless entry remote opening

How To Replace Toyota Tercel Key Fob Battery 1995 1996 1997

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Toyota Tercel require 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $5 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 1997 Toyota Tercel. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

Auto repair shop's price for replace the battery in key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

Key fob batteries in Toyota Tercel should be replaced every 3-4 years, also this will vary based on frequency of use and build quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

If your auto need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working or fob's battery more than 4 years old, it's probably battery replace in key fob needed. Installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: BAB237131-022
  2. Models: 1993-1997 Toyota Tercel