How to Open Your 2006 Mazda 6 Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2006 Mazda 6 Key Fob & Change Battery

If your car key is not unlock doors perfectly, the battery probably needs to be changed. In this post, we explained how to open your car key fob and replace your Mazda key battery.

What is the battery key fob require

Before beginning disassembly key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: 1xCR1620 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR1620 battery

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny button cell battery. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the key fob.

Carefully try to open your key fob with pry tools. Remove 1xCR1620 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR1620. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that all functions works by pressing buttons on key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your fob shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction

How To Change A Mazda 6 Key Fob Battery (2006-2012)

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Mazda 6 require 1xCR1620 batteries. Most CR1620 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery change. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2006 Mazda 6. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

Auto repair shop's cost for change the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced every three years, although this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

If your Mazda key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old or signal strength reduced, in most cases battery change inside keyless entry remote required. Installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KPU41788
  2. Models: 2006-2008 Mazda 6