How to Open Your 1999 Isuzu Rodeo Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 1999 Isuzu Rodeo Key Fob and Change Battery

If your Isuzu remote key fob is not unlock doors well, the battery likely needs to be replaced. In this post, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly your key fob and change a weak or dead battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Rodeo, use this guide, but first make sure you have everything you need.

What is the battery keyless entry remote require

Before you start to open key fob check all that you need: 2xCR2016 batteries, flat head screwdriver and phillips head screwdriver.
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Step by step guide

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

Carefully try to disassemble your fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace 2xCR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old batteries with fresh one CR2016. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your remote key fob will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

After the new batteries installed, verify key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working good, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw the back of the key fob.

Video of remote key fob disassembly

How To Replace A 1998 - 2004 Isuzu Rodeo Key Fob Battery

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Isuzu Rodeo use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1999 Isuzu Rodeo. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

The cost to replace the battery in key fob is in range $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Isuzu Rodeo at least once in three years. The lifetime of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

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

  1. FCC ID: HYQ1512R
  2. Models: 1998-2004 Isuzu Rodeo