How to Open Your 2010 Toyota Tacoma Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2010 Toyota Tacoma Key Fob & Change Battery

Key fob allow access to your auto. If the key battery is discharged you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use distance functions. It's not complicated to change the battery in your keyless entry remote with our instruction. All you need is outlined below.

What kind of battery remote key fob require

Before beginning disassembly remote key fob check all that you need: 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

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

Delicately try to pry apart your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that all functions works by pressing buttons on key fob.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your body two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction

How to Replace Your Toyota Key Fob Battery - McPhillips Toyota Car Guide

Still not working? Buy new one


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

Key fob in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2010 Toyota Tacoma key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

The price to replace the battery in key fob is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Toyota Tacoma at least once in 4 years. lifespan of battery vary on usage time, operating conditions and quality.

If your car fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or key fob buttons not working, in most cases battery replace in remote key fob needed. Currently installed battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix, fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT20T
  2. Models: 2005-2018 Toyota Tacoma