How to Replace the Battery in a 2007 Toyota Matrix Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2007 Toyota Matrix Key Fob

If your auto keyless entry remote isn't open doors properly, the battery more likely needs to be changed. In this case, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open your key fob and replace a dead or weak battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Matrix, use this instruction, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.

What type battery keyless entry remote require

Before going to open keyless entry remote check all that you need: phillips head screwdriver, 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed small button cell battery. Unscrew the back of the keyless entry remote. Spin the remote key fob over and look for at least one screw holding in the plastic.

Gently try to disassemble your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

When the new battery installed, check key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working properly, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your key fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step. Screw fastener in the back of the keyless entry remote.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Toyota Matrix use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after key fob battery replace, reprogramming not required. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2007 Toyota Matrix. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

Car service cost for change the battery in key is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

Key fob batteries in Toyota Matrix should be replaced every four years, but this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These signs will warning you that it's possible time to change battery in your 2007 Toyota Matrix: signal strength reduced, 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: GQ43VT14T
  2. Models: 2003-2008 Toyota Matrix