2008 Toyota Highlander Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2008 Toyota Highlander Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your Highlander remote key fob isn't open doors well, the battery most likely must to be replaced. In this article, we explained how to open your car keyless entry remote and replace your Toyota key battery step by step.

What type battery does 2008 Toyota Highlander key fob required

Don't forget before disassembly remote key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 1xCR2032 battery, phillips head screwdriver and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small coin battery. Remove screw on the back of the remote key fob. Spin the keyless entry remote over and look for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Gently try to disassemble your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, check key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, 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 pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw fastener in the back of the keyless entry remote.

Video of key fob opening

2008 - 2013 Toyota Highlander Key Fob Battery Replacement - DIY

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Toyota Highlander require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2008 Toyota Highlander key yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The price to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is in range $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Toyota Highlander at least every 4 years. The term of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

If your car key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced or fob's battery more than 4 years old, it's probably battery change inside keyless entry remote required. Current battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, key fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT20T
  2. Models: 2007-2013 Toyota Highlander