How to Open Your 2005 Toyota Camry Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2005 Toyota Camry Key Fob & Change Battery

If your car key fob isn't open doors properly, the battery surely needs to be changed. In this article, we described how to open your car remote key fob and change your Toyota key battery.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote use

Before starting disassembly key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: phillips head screwdriver, one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A tiny button cell battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Unscrew the back of the remote key fob. Spin the remote key fob over and find for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Gently try to disassemble your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you place battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, check key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw fastener in the back of the key fob.

Video of key disassembly

How To Replace A 2000 - 2006 Toyota Camry Key Fob Battery

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Toyota Camry use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2005 Toyota Camry key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

The cost to replace the battery in fob is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

Remote key fob batteries in Toyota Camry should be changed once in 3-4 years, although this will differ based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

These signs will warning you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 2005 Toyota Camry: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT14T
  2. Models: 2000-2006 Toyota Camry