How to Open Your 2000 Isuzu Rodeo Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2000 Isuzu Rodeo Key Fob and Change Battery

Key fob grant access to your car. Once the remote key fob battery is weak or dead you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote opportunities. In this case, you will benefit from knowing how to open your keyless entry remote and change a weak or dead battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Rodeo, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check everything you need.

What size battery does 2000 Isuzu Rodeo key fob take

Before going to open remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver, phillips head screwdriver and two CR2016 batteries.
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A tiny button battery installed inside the your key fob. Unscrew the back of the remote key fob. Flip the key fob over and look for at least 1 screw holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to open your remote key fob with pry tools. Change two CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries in keyless entry fob's body. 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.

When the new batteries installed, check keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to put 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 key fob.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Isuzu Rodeo use 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $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 reprogramming not required after battery replace. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2000 Isuzu Rodeo key yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The price to change the battery in key can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service station.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least every 4 years. The term of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

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

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