How to Open Your 2012 Lexus IS C Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2012 Lexus IS C Key Fob & Change Battery

Remote key fob allow easy access to your IS C. If the key fob battery is dead you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control distance functions. In this article, you will benefit from knowing how to open your remote key fob and change a dead or weak battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near IS C, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check everything you need.

What type battery does 2012 Lexus IS C remote key fob take

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

Step by step instruction

A small button battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Move the key out of the way if it is in the remote key fob.

Carefully try to pry apart your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Change 1 CR1632 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s shell. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your remote key fob will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that everything working properly by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to change the battery video instruction

How to ● Lexus Key Fob Remote Keyless Battery Replace HS, ES, GS, LS, IS, GX, CT

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Lexus IS C use 1xCR1632 batteries. Most CR1632 batteries are under $4 build upon the size packaging, brand and type 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 need to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2012 Lexus IS C. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

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

You should change batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least once in 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

If your auto need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced or key fob buttons not working, in most cases battery change in remote key fob required. Installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, remote key fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: HYQ14AEM
  2. Models: 2009-2012 Lexus IS C