How to Open Your 2005 Mazda MPV Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2005 Mazda MPV Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote grant easy access to your MPV. When the remote key fob battery is weak or dead you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use distance opportunities. In this post, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open Mazda keyless entry remote and change a dead battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near MPV, follow our guide, but don't forget to check everything you need.

What type battery does 2005 Mazda MPV remote key fob required

Before going to open remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and CR1620 battery.
  • 1xCR1620 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

A small coin battery installed in the your remote key fob. Accurately try to disassemble your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change CR1620 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR1620. 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 fob’s case, make sure that all functions works by testing buttons on key fob.

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

How to replace the battery video instruction

How to change a dead battery on a Mazda key fob

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Mazda MPV require 1xCR1620 batteries. Price for CR1620 batteries are under $6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after key fob battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2005 Mazda MPV. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

Auto repair shop's pricing for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Mazda MPV should be replaced every three or four years, also this will differ based on their amount of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to change battery in your 2005 Mazda MPV: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUCG8D-335A-A
  2. Models: 2004-2006 Mazda MPV