How to Open Your 2004 Scion xA Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2004 Scion xA Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow access to your car. If the key battery is dead or weak you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control remote opportunities. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your remote key fob, and it’s easier than you think. Everything you need is explained in this article.

What size battery does 2004 Scion xA key fob take

Before starting open remote key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 1 CR2025 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

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

A small button cell battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Gently try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s shell. 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your remote key fob body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video guide

2004, 2005, 2006 Scion xA Key Fob Battery Replacement

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Scion xA require 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2004 Scion xA. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

Dealer service price for change the battery in fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Scion xA at least once in four years. The lifetime of battery vary on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These symptoms will warn you that it's probably time to change battery in your 2004 Scion xA: key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: BAB237131-056
  2. Models: 2004-2006 Scion xA