How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Nissan Pathfinder Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Nissan Pathfinder Key Fob

Keyless entry remote grant access to your Pathfinder. When the key fob battery is dead you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control distance opening function. In this article, we described how to disassembly your key fob and replace your Nissan key battery.

What type battery does 2011 Nissan Pathfinder key fob required

Before beginning open keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and one CR2025 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small button cell battery. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the key fob.

Gently try to disassemble your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1 CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2025. Battery must be installed with the same position as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Check your key fob shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Nissan Pathfinder require 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $5 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Replacing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2011 Nissan Pathfinder. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

The cost to change the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service station.

Key fob batteries in Nissan Pathfinder should be replaced every four years, also this will differ based on usage and build quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

If your car need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, it's probably battery replace inside remote key fob required. Currently installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U821
  2. Models: 2005-2012 Nissan Pathfinder