How to Open Your 2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Mercedes-Benz remote key fob is no longer working properly, the cell battery probably must to be replaced. In this post, we outlined how to open your car remote key fob and replace your Mercedes-Benz key battery step by step.

What type battery does 2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 keyless entry remote required

Before beginning open remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and CR2025 batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2025 batteries

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny coin battery. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Accurately try to pry apart your key fob with pry tools. Remove 2 CR2025 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it in fob’s shell. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your remote key fob will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

When the new batteries installed, verify keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If everything working good, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. If your fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to change the battery video guide

How To Replace Mercedes Benz ML430 Key Fob Battery 1999 2000 2001

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Mercedes-Benz ML430 require 2xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, 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.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 key yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

The price to replace the battery inside keyless entry remote is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service station.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed once in three years, although this will differ based on their amount of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

If your auto fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, it's probably battery replace inside remote key fob required. Current battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, keyless entry remote change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: IYZ 3312
  2. Models: 2000-2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430