How to Open Your 2014 Scion tC Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2014 Scion tC Key Fob and Change Battery

Key fob allow access to your auto. Once the key battery is dead you will not to be able unlock car from distance. Below, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open Scion key fob and change a weak battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near tC, use this instruction, but don't forget to check tools and materials required.

What type battery does 2014 Scion tC keyless entry remote take

Replacing battery in key fob require flat head screwdriver and one CR1632 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR1632 battery

Step by step guide

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small button cell battery. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the key fob.

Gently try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Replace one CR1632 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR1632. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you place battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, verify key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Scion tC require 1xCR1632 batteries. Most CR1632 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2014 Scion tC. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

Dealer service price for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Scion tC at least once in four years. The lifetime of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

These signs will warn you that it's probably time to change battery in your Scion tC: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced, low key battery indicator on dashboard and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: HYQ14ACX
  2. Models: 2011-2016 Scion tC