How to Open Your 2012 Nissan Altima Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2012 Nissan Altima Key Fob & Change Battery

Key fob grant access to your car. Once the keyless entry remote battery is dead or weak you’ll lose your fob’s ability to use distance opportunities. It's not complicated to change the battery in your key fob with our guide. Everything you need is outlined in this article.

What type battery does 2012 Nissan Altima key fob required

Prior to open keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny button cell battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Gently try to pry apart your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling 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 pieces together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Nissan Altima require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, after remote key fob 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 replace battery in your 2012 Nissan Altima keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

The cost to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Nissan Altima should be changed once in three or four years, but this will differ based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

If your auto signal strength reduced, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, key fob buttons not working or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, in most cases battery change in remote key fob needed. Currently installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, key replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KR55WK49622
  2. Models: 2007-2012 Nissan Altima