How to Open Your 2016 Nissan Altima Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2016 Nissan Altima Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Altima key is not unlock doors perfectly, the cell battery probably must to be replaced. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your remote key fob DIY. Everything you need is outlined in this post.

What type battery does 2016 Nissan Altima keyless entry remote required

Before you start to open keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your Altima's keyless entry remote

A coin cell battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Move the key out of the way if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Accurately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that all functions works by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Nissan Altima require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery replace. If your remote 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 Nissan Altima remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

Auto repair shop's price for change the battery in key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Nissan Altima at least once in three years. The term of battery vary on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

If your Altima fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery replace in remote key fob needed. Installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, keyless entry remote change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KR5S180144014
  2. Models: 2016-2018 Nissan Altima