How to Replace the Battery in a 2015 Toyota Rav4 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2015 Toyota Rav4 Key Fob

Remote key fob grant easy access to your auto. When the key fob battery is weak or dead you not to be able unlock trunk or doors from distance. In this article, we outlined how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and change your Toyota key battery step by step.

What type battery keyless entry remote require

Prior to disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

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

Gently try to open your fob with pry tools. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, verify key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to change the battery video instruction

How To Replace A 2013 - 2018 Toyota Rav4 Key Fob Battery FCCID: GQ4-52T

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Toyota Rav4 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2015 Toyota Rav4 key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

The cost to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Toyota Rav4 should be replaced every 3-4 years, also this will differ based on usage and quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

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

  2. Models: 2013-2018 Toyota Rav4