How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Lexus LX 470 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Lexus LX 470 Key Fob

Keyless entry remote grant access to your Lexus. If the keyless entry remote battery is dead you’ll not to be able lock car from distance. In this post, we described how to open your car remote key fob and replace your Lexus key battery step by step.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

Before you start to disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: one CR1616 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR1616 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A small coin battery installed in the your remote key fob. Gently try to open your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change one CR1616 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that all functions works by testing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your key fob case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video guide

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Lexus LX 470 use 1xCR1616 batteries. Most CR1616 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery change, reprogramming not required. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 1998 Lexus LX 470. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob open.

The cost to replace the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least once in four years. lifespan of battery vary on usage time, operating conditions and quality.

These signs will alert you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your Lexus LX 470: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: HYQ1512V
  2. Models: 1998-2000 Lexus LX 470