2010 Toyota Matrix Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2010 Toyota Matrix Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Keyless entry remote grant access to your car. If the remote key fob battery is weak or dead you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control remote opening function. In this post, we demonstrate how to disassembly Toyota keyless entry remote and change a weak battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Matrix, use this guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required before you start.

What kind of battery key fob use

Before going to disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2016 battery.
  • 1xCR2016 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed button cell battery. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Gently try to open your key with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR2016 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all working fine by testing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your remote key fob case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Key fob of Toyota Matrix use 1xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $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 remote key fob battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. 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 Toyota Matrix. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

The price to replace the battery inside remote key fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

Remote key fob batteries in Toyota Matrix should be replaced every 3-4 years, although this will vary based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's probably time to change battery in your 2010 Toyota Matrix: signal strength reduced, low key battery indicator on dashboard, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ4-29T
  2. Models: 2008-2014 Toyota Matrix