How to Replace the Battery in a 2008 Nissan Maxima Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2008 Nissan Maxima Key Fob

Keyless entry remote grant access to your Nissan. Once the key battery is dead or weak you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control remote functions. In this post, you will benefit from knowing how to open your remote key fob and replace a discharged battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Maxima, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have everything you need.

What type battery does 2008 Nissan Maxima remote key fob take

Replacing battery in keyless entry remote require 1 CR2025 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A button cell battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the remote key fob.

Carefully try to open your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Change CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2025. 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.

After the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Nissan Maxima use 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $6 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your remote key fob 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 2008 Nissan Maxima. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

Dealer service price for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the make.

Key fob batteries in Nissan Maxima should be replaced every 3-4 years, but this will differ based on frequency of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will alert you that it's possible time to replace battery in your 2008 Nissan Maxima: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWBU735
  2. Models: 2007-2012 Nissan Maxima