How to Open Your 2000 Toyota Tercel Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2000 Toyota Tercel Key Fob & Change Battery

Key fob allow easy access to your auto. Once the key fob battery is dead or weak you’ll not to be able lock doors from distance. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your keyless entry remote by yourself. All you need is described in this post.

What kind of battery remote key fob require

Replacing battery in remote key fob require 1 CR2025 battery, flat head screwdriver and phillips head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Step by step guide

A button battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Unscrew the back of the remote key fob. Spin the keyless entry remote over and find for at least one fastener holding in the plastic.

Carefully try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2025. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check key fob by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your body pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your fob case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step. Screw the back of the keyless entry remote.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Toyota Tercel use 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $4 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after key battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. 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 Tercel. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

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

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced once in 3-4 years, also this will vary based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

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

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