How to Open Your 1998 Mazda MPV Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1998 Mazda MPV Key Fob & Change Battery

If your car key is not working properly, the cell battery more likely needs to be changed. Below, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open your car remote key fob and change a dead battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near MPV, follow our guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required before you start.

What kind of battery key fob use

Before going to open remote key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: 1xCR2025 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

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

A coin cell battery installed in the your key fob. Gently try to open your key with pry tools. Replace CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside fob’s body. 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

When the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If everything working properly, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your body pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1998 Mazda MPV Video

How To Replace Mazda MPV Key Fob Battery 1998 1999

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Mazda MPV use 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $6 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 1998 Mazda MPV. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

Auto repair shop's pricing for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Mazda MPV at least every four years. lifespan of battery vary on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your car fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced or key fob buttons not working, it's probably battery replace inside remote key fob required. Currently installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, keyless entry remote change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KPU41063
  2. Models: 1993-1998 Mazda MPV