How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Mazda 626 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Mazda 626 Key Fob

If your car key isn't unlock doors properly, the cell battery likely needs to be changed. In this post, we described how to open your car keyless entry remote and replace your Mazda key battery.

What kind of battery remote key fob require

Changing battery in remote key fob require flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed small coin cell battery. Carefully try to open your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same position as was a previous. Your key will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check key fob by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to change the battery video guide

How To Replace Mazda 626 Key Fob Battery 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Mazda 626 require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, after remote key fob battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1998 Mazda 626 remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Dealer service cost for replace the battery in key is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

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

These symptoms will warning you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 1998 Mazda 626: signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NHVWB1U215
  2. Models: 1998-2002 Mazda 626