2004 Nissan Xterra Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2004 Nissan Xterra Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your car keyless entry remote is not working perfectly, the battery most likely must to be changed. In this post, we walks you through how to disassembly your key fob and replace your Nissan key battery step by step.

What size battery does 2004 Nissan Xterra key fob take

Before going to disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and CR2025 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Simple steps to replace the battery in your Xterra's key fob

A tiny button cell battery installed in the your key fob. Delicately try to open your remote key fob with pry tools. Replace one CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

After the new battery installed, check remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2004 Nissan Xterra. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The price to replace the battery in fob is in range $50-600 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

Key fob batteries in Nissan Xterra should be changed every four years, although this will vary based on their amount of use and quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's probably time to replace battery in your Nissan Xterra: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U415 | CWTWB1U733 | CWTW
  2. Models: 2002-2016 Nissan Xterra