2004 Mazda Tribute Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2004 Mazda Tribute Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your Mazda keyless entry remote isn't unlock doors properly, the cell battery more likely must to be replaced. In this post, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly your remote key fob and change a weak battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near Tribute, use this instruction, but don't forget to check everything you need before you start.

What size battery does 2004 Mazda Tribute key fob required

Prior to open remote key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small button cell battery. Carefully try to disassemble your fob with pry tools. Replace one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that everything working good by pressing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case two halves together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your key fob body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key disassembly

How To Replace Mazda Tribute Key Fob Battery 2001 2006

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Mazda Tribute require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery replace. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2004 Mazda Tribute key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Car service cost for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make.

Keyless entry remote batteries in modern cars should be replaced every three years, also this will vary based on their amount of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

If your Mazda signal strength reduced, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or key fob buttons not working, in most cases battery replace in key fob needed. Installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, key replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U331
  2. Models: 2001-2011 Mazda Tribute