2001 Mazda 626 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2001 Mazda 626 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Keyless entry remote allow access to your Mazda. Once the key fob battery is weak or dead you not to be able unlock trunk or doors remotely. Below, we explained how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace your Mazda key battery.

What type battery key fob require

Before beginning disassembly key fob check all that you need: one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to change the battery in your 626's key fob

A small coin cell battery installed in the your key fob. Delicately try to pry apart your remote key fob with pry tools. Replace 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside 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 position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that everything is functioning by testing buttons on key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

How To Replace Mazda 626 Key Fob Battery 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Mazda 626 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2001 Mazda 626. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

Car service cost for replace the battery in key is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Mazda 626 should be changed every 3-4 years, although this will vary based on frequency of use and quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

These signs will warning you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2001 Mazda 626: signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NHVWB1U215
  2. Models: 1998-2002 Mazda 626