How to Replace the Battery in a 2012 Toyota Prius V Key Fob
Remote key fob allow access to your auto. Once the keyless entry remote battery is dead or weak you’ll not to be able open trunk or doors from distance. In this post, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open your car remote key fob and change a weak battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Prius V, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.
What size battery does 2012 Toyota Prius V keyless entry remote takeReplacing battery in remote key fob require flat head screwdriver and 1xCR1632 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
- 1xCR1632 battery
- flat head screwdriver
Step by step guide
Inside of your key fob installed button battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the remote key fob.
Carefully try to disassemble your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR1632 battery with flat head screwdriver.
Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s body. 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 position on battery, by "+" mark.
Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that all is functioning by testing buttons on circuit board.
The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to put the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your remote key fob shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.
Video of key opening
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