How to Open Your 2011 Toyota Matrix Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2011 Toyota Matrix Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow access to your Matrix. When the keyless entry remote battery is discharged you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control remote opportunities. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your remote key fob, and it’s easier than you think. Everything you need is explained below.

What is the battery key fob require

Before you start to open keyless entry remote check all that you need: 1 CR2016 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2016 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's remote key fob

A button cell battery installed in the your key fob. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the key fob.

Delicately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1 CR2016 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2016. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your remote key fob will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

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

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

How to ● Toyota Key Fob Remote Keyless Battery Change/Replace

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Toyota Matrix use 1xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

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

Auto repair shop's cost for change the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the make.

Keyless entry remote batteries in modern cars should be replaced every three years, although 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 close doors and make trouble for you.

If your Matrix signal strength reduced, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old or key fob buttons not working, in most cases battery change in key fob needed. Current battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help, keyless entry remote change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

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