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

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

Remote key fob grant access to your car. When the remote key fob battery is weak or dead you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control distance opening function. In this article, we described how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and change your Nissan key battery step by step.

What kind of battery remote key fob require

Before going to disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 1xCR2025 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Step by step guide

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

Gently try to disassemble your fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2025. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you put battery wrong way.

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

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

Video of key fob disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Nissan Frontier require 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2016 Nissan Frontier. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

Car service price for replace the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed every 4 years, but this will vary based on usage and quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will alert you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 2016 Nissan Frontier: signal strength reduced, low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U415 | CWTWB1U733 | CWTW
  2. Models: 2002-2019 Nissan Frontier