How to Open Your 1998 Toyota Sequoia Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1998 Toyota Sequoia Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote grant access to your auto. If the keyless entry remote battery is dead or weak you not to be able lock doors from distance. In this article, we explained how to open your remote key fob and replace your Toyota key battery step by step.

What kind of battery key fob use

Before going to open keyless entry remote check all that you need: phillips head screwdriver, flat head screwdriver and one CR2025 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Step by step instruction

A tiny button cell battery installed inside the your key fob. Remove screw on the back of the key fob. Spin the keyless entry remote over and look for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Gently try to open your key with flat head screwdriver. Change one CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in keyless entry fob's case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw the back of the remote key fob.

How to replace the battery video instruction

1990-2001 Toyota Key Fob Battery Replacement - EASY DIY

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Toyota Sequoia use 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Replacing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 1998 Toyota Sequoia. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

Dealer service price for change the battery in key is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced once in four years, although this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to replace battery in your Toyota Sequoia: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

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