How to Open Your 1998 Nissan Maxima Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1998 Nissan Maxima Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Maxima key is not unlock doors perfectly, the battery surely must to be changed. In this article, we demonstrate how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and change a dead or weak battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near Maxima, follow our guide, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What type battery key fob require

Don't forget before open key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: 1xCR2025 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Step by step guide

A small button battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Gently try to open your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1 CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in keyless entry fob's shell. 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.

After the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your keyless entry remote body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video instruction

How To Replace A Nissan Maxima Key Fob Battery 1995 -1999 FCCID: A269ZUA078

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Nissan Maxima use 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $4 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

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

Auto repair shop's cost for change the battery in fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least once in 3-4 years. The term of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

If your Nissan signal strength reduced, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or fob's battery more than 4 years old, it's probably battery change inside keyless entry remote needed. Current battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: A269ZUA078
  2. Models: 1996-1999 Nissan Maxima