How to Open Your 2016 Subaru Impreza Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2016 Subaru Impreza Key Fob and Change Battery

If your auto remote key fob is no longer open doors properly, the cell battery surely needs to be changed. In this post, we outlined how to open your car key fob and replace your Subaru key battery step by step.

What size battery does 2016 Subaru Impreza key fob take

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

Step by step instruction

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

Accurately try to disassemble your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s shell. Battery must be installed with the same position as was a previous. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

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

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your keyless entry remote shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Subaru Impreza use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after remote key fob battery replace, reprogramming not required. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2016 Subaru Impreza. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The price to change the battery in fob is in range $50-600 depending on the make and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Subaru Impreza at least once in 3-4 years. lifespan of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

These signs will warn you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your Subaru Impreza: signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2015-2017 Subaru Impreza