How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Toyota Celica Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Toyota Celica Key Fob

Remote key fob allow easy access to your auto. Once the keyless entry remote battery is dead you lose your fob’s ability to use remote opportunities. In this post, we walks you through how to disassembly your key fob and replace your Toyota key battery.

What kind of battery key fob use

Changing battery in keyless entry remote require phillips head screwdriver, flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2025 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A coin battery installed in the your key fob. Remove screw on the back of the keyless entry remote. Flip the keyless entry remote over and look for at least one fastener holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to open your fob with flat head screwdriver. Change 1xCR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in keyless entry fob's shell. 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.

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

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your remote key fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step. Screw the back of the remote key fob.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Toyota Celica use 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1998 Toyota Celica remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Car service price for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Toyota Celica should be replaced every 4 years, but this will vary based on their amount of use and quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

If your Toyota fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, in most cases battery replace in key fob needed. Currently installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, key fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: BAB237131-022
  2. Models: 1998-2002 Toyota Celica