2008 Toyota Tundra Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2008 Toyota Tundra Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your Toyota. When the key battery is dead or weak you’ll not to be able lock trunk or doors remotely. In this post, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly your car keyless entry remote and change a weak battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near Tundra, follow our guide, but don't forget to check everything you need.

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Before beginning disassembly key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver, 1xCR2032 battery and phillips head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your Tundra's remote key fob

Inside of your key fob installed tiny button battery. Remove fasteners on the back of the remote key fob. Flip the remote key fob over and look for at least one fastener holding in the plastic.

Accurately try to open your remote key fob with pry tools. Replace one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in keyless entry fob's case. Battery must be placed with the same position as was a previous. Your key will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, verify remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working fine, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your key fob case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step. Screw the back of the key fob.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Toyota Tundra use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob battery replace, reprogramming not required. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

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

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

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

These symptoms will alert you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your Toyota Tundra: signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, 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: GQ43VT20T
  2. Models: 2007-2018 Toyota Tundra