2012 Toyota Highlander Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2012 Toyota Highlander Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your auto key is not working well, the cell battery likely must to be replaced. It's not complicated to change the battery in your keyless entry remote, and it’s easier than you think. All tools, that you need is outlined in this post.

What size battery does 2012 Toyota Highlander keyless entry remote required

Before going to disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

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

Delicately try to open your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s case. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all functions works by testing buttons on remote key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Toyota Highlander use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2012 Toyota Highlander remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

The price to change the battery inside key can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Toyota Highlander should be changed every three or four years, although this will vary based on usage and build quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

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

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT20T
  2. Models: 2007-2013 Toyota Highlander