How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Toyota Land Cruiser Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Toyota Land Cruiser Key Fob

Keyless entry remote grant access to your auto. When the key battery is discharged you will not to be able open trunk or doors from distance. Below, we walks you through how to open your car remote key fob and replace your Toyota key battery.

What type battery does 2006 Toyota Land Cruiser key fob take

Before going to disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver, 1 CR2016 battery and phillips head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2016 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A tiny coin cell battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Remove screw on the back of the keyless entry remote. Flip the keyless entry remote over and look for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change one CR2016 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2016. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, check remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your remote key fob case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step. Screw fastener in the back of the remote key fob.

How to replace the battery video instruction


Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Toyota Land Cruiser use 1xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2006 Toyota Land Cruiser. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

The cost to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

Key fob batteries in Toyota Land Cruiser should be replaced every 4 years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your remote key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to replace battery in your Toyota Land Cruiser: 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: HYQ12BBT | HYQ1512V
  2. Models: 1998-2009 Toyota Land Cruiser