How to Open Your 2000 Nissan Sentra Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2000 Nissan Sentra Key Fob & Change Battery

If your auto key fob is no longer open doors properly, the cell battery most likely needs to be replaced. In this article, we demonstrate how to disassembly Nissan keyless entry remote and change a weak or dead battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Sentra, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

Changing battery in key fob require one CR2025 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed small coin cell battery. Gently try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Change 1xCR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you place battery wrong way.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Check your key body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Nissan Sentra use 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $5 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, after key battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your key fob battery is simple to do in 2000 Nissan Sentra. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

Car service price for change the battery in fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Nissan Sentra at least once in four years. The term of battery vary on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

If your Sentra signal strength reduced, fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, it's probably battery change inside key fob needed. Current 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: NHVBU427
  2. Models: 2000-2004 Nissan Sentra