How to Open Your 2008 Toyota Solara Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2008 Toyota Solara Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Solara remote key fob is not open doors properly, the cell battery likely needs to be changed. In this post, we described how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace your Toyota key battery step by step.

What type battery keyless entry remote require

Changing battery in key fob require CR2032 battery, flat head screwdriver and phillips head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your Solara's keyless entry remote

A button cell battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Remove screw on the back of the remote key fob. Flip the keyless entry remote over and look for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Accurately try to pry apart your key with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside keyless entry fob's case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you place battery wrong way.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Check your key shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step. Screw fastener in the back of the key fob.

How to change the battery video guide

How To Replace Toyota Solara Key Fob Battery 2007 2008

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Toyota Solara use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 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.

Usually, after key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2008 Toyota Solara. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob open.

The price to change the battery in fob is in range $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least every 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

These symptoms will warn you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your Toyota Solara: signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT20T
  2. Models: 2005-2008 Toyota Solara