How to Open Your 2016 Lexus GS 200t Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2016 Lexus GS 200t Key Fob and Change Battery

Remote key fob allow easy access to your car. When the remote key fob battery is weak you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control distance functions. In this article, you will benefit from knowing how to open your car keyless entry remote and change a weak battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near GS 200t, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.

What kind of battery remote key fob use

Before going to open remote key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed coin cell battery. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the key fob.

Accurately try to open your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same position as was an old. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

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

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your fob body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

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Keyless entry remote of Lexus GS 200t use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery replace. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2016 Lexus GS 200t remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The cost to replace the battery inside keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Lexus GS 200t should be replaced once in 3-4 years, although this will vary based on their amount of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

These symptoms will alert you that it's possible time to replace battery in your Lexus GS 200t: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2016-2017 Lexus GS 200t