How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Toyota Corolla Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Toyota Corolla Key Fob

If your Corolla key fob is no longer open doors properly, the cell battery probably must to be replaced. Below, we walks you through how to open your remote key fob and replace your Toyota key battery.

What is the battery remote key fob use

Before you start to open remote key fob check all that you need: 1 CR1632 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR1632 battery

Step by step instruction

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

Carefully try to pry apart your key with pry tools. Change CR1632 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s case. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Toyota Corolla require 1xCR1632 batteries. Price for CR1632 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2011 Toyota Corolla key yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Dealer service pricing for change the battery in keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the car.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Toyota Corolla should be replaced once in three or four years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

If your Toyota has low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or fob's battery more than 4 years old, it's probably battery change in keyless entry remote required. Installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, keyless entry remote replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2011-2014 Toyota Corolla