How to Open Your 1998 Isuzu Trooper Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1998 Isuzu Trooper Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote grant access to your auto. If the key battery is discharged you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control distance opening function. It's not difficult to change the battery in your key fob with our ultimate guide. All tools, that you need is explained in this post.

What size battery does 1998 Isuzu Trooper key fob take

Before starting disassembly key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 2xCR2016 batteries, flat head screwdriver and phillips head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Simple steps to change the battery in your Trooper's key fob

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small coin battery. Unscrew the back of the keyless entry remote. Spin the keyless entry remote over and look for at least one fastener holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to disassemble your key fob with pry tools. Change two CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries inside fob’s body. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that all is functioning by testing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to put the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. If your fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw the back of the remote key fob.

How to change the battery video guide

How To Replace A 1998 - 2002 Isuzu Trooper Key Fob Battery

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Isuzu Trooper use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after remote key fob battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

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

Dealer service pricing for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

Remote key fob batteries in Isuzu Trooper should be changed every four years, also this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

If your Trooper fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, in most cases battery replace in keyless entry remote required. Current battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: HYQ1512R
  2. Models: 1998-2002 Isuzu Trooper