How to Replace the Battery in a 2010 Scion tC Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2010 Scion tC Key Fob

If your tC keyless entry remote is not open doors perfectly, the cell battery probably needs to be changed. Below, we demonstrate how to disassembly Scion remote key fob and replace a weak or dead battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near tC, use this guide, but first make sure you have all you need before you start.

What type battery key fob use

Changing battery in keyless entry remote require CR2016 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2016 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A coin battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the remote key fob.

Delicately try to disassemble your fob with flat head screwdriver. Change CR2016 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

Before assembling fob’s case, check that everything working properly by testing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of remote key fob opening

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Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Scion tC require 1xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery replace, reprogramming not required. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2010 Scion tC. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

Auto repair shop's cost for replace the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Scion tC should be replaced every 3-4 years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and build quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to replace battery in your Scion tC: signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, key fob buttons not working and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Other Scion Models:

Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: M0ZB41TG | MOZB41TG
  2. Models: 2008-2013 Scion TC