How to Open Your 2006 Lexus LX 470 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2006 Lexus LX 470 Key Fob and Change Battery

If your LX 470 key is no longer unlock doors perfectly, the battery most likely needs to be replaced. Below, we walks you through how to disassembly your car key fob and change your Lexus key battery step by step.

What size battery does 2006 Lexus LX 470 remote key fob required

Prior to disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR1616 battery.
  • 1xCR1616 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny coin cell battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Accurately try to disassemble your key fob with pry tools. Change one CR1616 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in keyless entry fob's shell. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all is functioning by testing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to put the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2006 Lexus LX 470 Video

How To Replace A 2003 - 2007 Lexus LX470 Key Fob Battery

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Key fob of Lexus LX 470 require 1xCR1616 batteries. Most CR1616 batteries are under $4 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, after key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2006 Lexus LX 470 keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

Auto repair shop's pricing for replace the battery in fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

Key fob batteries in Lexus LX 470 should be changed every three years, but this will differ based on frequency of use and build quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 2006 Lexus LX 470: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: HYQ1512V
  2. Models: 2003-2007 Lexus LX 470