How to Open Your 2007 Toyota Tacoma Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2007 Toyota Tacoma Key Fob and Change Battery

If your auto key is not unlock doors correct, the battery more likely must to be changed. In this post, we explained how to open your keyless entry remote and change your Toyota key battery.

What kind of battery key fob require

Prior to open keyless entry remote be sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver, phillips head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your remote key fob installed small coin cell battery. Unscrew the back of the key fob. Flip the key fob over and find for at least 1 screw holding in the plastic.

Carefully try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. 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.

When the new battery installed, verify remote key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw fastener in the back of the keyless entry remote.

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Remote key fob of Toyota Tacoma require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2007 Toyota Tacoma remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Auto repair shop's pricing for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed every four years, although this will vary based on frequency of use and quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These signs will warning you that it's probably time to change battery in your Toyota Tacoma: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, key fob buttons not working, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT20T
  2. Models: 2005-2018 Toyota Tacoma