How to Open Your 2013 Mazda CX-5 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2013 Mazda CX-5 Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote grant access to your auto. If the key battery is dead you will lose your fob’s ability to control remote opening function. In this post, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly Mazda keyless entry remote and replace a discharged battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near CX-5, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check tools and materials required before you start.

What type battery remote key fob require

Before beginning open keyless entry remote make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2025 battery.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

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

Carefully try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s case. Battery must be installed with the same position as was a previous. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all functions works by pressing buttons on key fob.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your body two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Key fob of Mazda CX-5 require 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $4 depending on 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 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.

Changing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2013 Mazda CX-5. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

Auto repair shop's price for change the battery in key is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced once in four years, also this will vary based on frequency of use and build quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

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

  1. FCC ID: WAZSKE13D01
  2. Models: 2013-2019 Mazda CX-5