How to Open Your 2002 Subaru Impreza Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2002 Subaru Impreza Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Impreza remote key fob is not working correct, the battery more likely must to be changed. In this case, we are going to tell you how to open Subaru key fob and replace a dead battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near Impreza, use this instruction, but don't forget to check all you need.

What size battery does 2002 Subaru Impreza remote key fob take

Before starting open keyless entry remote be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and CR2025 battery.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your key fob installed coin cell battery. Delicately try to open your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2025. 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 keyless entry fob's case, verify that everything working good by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

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

How to replace the battery video guide

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Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Subaru Impreza use 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after remote key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2002 Subaru Impreza. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The cost to change the battery inside key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Subaru Impreza at least once in 4 years. lifespan of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

If your Impreza fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery change in remote key fob needed. Currently installed battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not help, key change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NHVWB1U711
  2. Models: 1999-2010 Subaru Impreza