1998 Isuzu Rodeo Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1998 Isuzu Rodeo Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your auto key isn't working properly, the battery more likely needs to be changed. In this case, you will benefit from knowing how to open your car keyless entry remote and change a weak or dead battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near Rodeo, use this guide, but don't forget to check tools and materials required before you start.

What kind of battery key fob require

Don't forget before disassembly remote key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: phillips head screwdriver, flat head screwdriver and two CR2016 batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your Rodeo's keyless entry remote

A tiny button cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Remove screw on the back of the key fob. Spin the remote key fob over and look for at least 1 screw holding in the plastic.

Carefully try to pry apart your key fob with pry tools. Change CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Change old batteries with new one CR2016. 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.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your fob shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step. Screw the back of the key fob.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Isuzu Rodeo use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $6 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1998 Isuzu Rodeo remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

The price to change the battery in key can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the make and the service pricing.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed once in four years, but this will differ based on usage and quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These signs will warning you that it's possible time to change battery in your 1998 Isuzu Rodeo: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: HYQ1512R
  2. Models: 1998-2004 Isuzu Rodeo