How to Replace the Battery in a 2005 Toyota Rav4 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2005 Toyota Rav4 Key Fob

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your car. Once the keyless entry remote battery is discharged you will not to be able lock doors from distance. In this article, we described how to disassembly your car keyless entry remote and replace your Toyota key battery step by step.

What size battery does 2005 Toyota Rav4 keyless entry remote required

Before starting disassembly remote key fob check all that you need: phillips head screwdriver, CR2025 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A tiny coin cell battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Remove fasteners on the back of the keyless entry remote. Spin the remote key fob over and find for at least one screw holding in the plastic.

Gently try to pry apart your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s case. 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 position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that everything working good by testing buttons on circuit board.

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

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FAQ

Keyless entry remote of Toyota Rav4 use 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after key battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2005 Toyota Rav4 remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

The cost to replace the battery inside key fob is in range $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Toyota Rav4 should be changed every 3-4 years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and 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 Rav4 key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced or fob's battery more than 4 years old, in most cases battery change inside key fob needed. Installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, keyless entry remote change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: BAB237131-056
  2. Models: 2001-2005 Toyota Rav4