How to Replace the Battery in a 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser Key Fob

If your auto key fob isn't unlock doors properly, the cell battery more likely needs to be replaced. Below, we outlined how to open your car key fob and replace your Toyota key battery.

What kind of battery key fob require

Replacing battery in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver, CR2016 battery and phillips head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2016 battery

Step by step instruction

A tiny button battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Remove fasteners 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.

Accurately try to open your fob with pry tools. Change 1xCR2016 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2016. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you place battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw fastener in the back of the key fob.

How to change the battery video instruction

Toyota Land Cruiser Key Fob Battery Replacement - DIY

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Toyota Land Cruiser use 1xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $5 build upon the type, size packaging 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. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

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

Auto repair shop's pricing for replace the battery in key is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least once in four years. The lifetime of battery differ on usage time, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

These signs will alert you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: HYQ12BBT | HYQ1512V
  2. Models: 1998-2009 Toyota Land Cruiser