How to Open Your 2006 Toyota Rav4 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2006 Toyota Rav4 Key Fob and Change Battery

If your Toyota keyless entry remote is no longer working correct, the cell battery probably must to be replaced. In this post, we explained how to open your car keyless entry remote and change your Toyota key battery step by step.

What is the battery remote key fob require

Don't forget before disassembly keyless entry remote be sure that you have all required tools and materials: phillips head screwdriver, CR2016 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2016 battery

Step by step instruction

A coin cell battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Unscrew the back of the key fob. Flip the key fob over and find for at least one screw holding in the plastic.

Accurately try to pry apart your fob with pry tools. Replace one CR2016 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2016. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Check your remote key fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step. Screw the back of the remote key fob.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Toyota Rav4 require 1xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2006 Toyota Rav4 remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The price to replace the battery in remote key fob can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

Remote key fob batteries in Toyota Rav4 should be changed every three years, but this will differ based on usage and quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

If your car key fob buttons not working, fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, it's probably battery change in remote key fob required. Current battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, key change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2006-2011 Toyota Rav 4