2016 Toyota Sequoia Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2016 Toyota Sequoia Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your Sequoia. If the key fob battery is dead you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control remote opening function. Below, we are going to tell you how to disassembly Toyota remote key fob and change a dead or weak battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Sequoia, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check all you need before you start.

What size battery does 2016 Toyota Sequoia keyless entry remote required

Replacing battery in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

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

Carefully try to pry apart your key with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside keyless entry fob's body. 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.

After the new battery installed, check remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working properly, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video instruction

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Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Toyota Sequoia require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

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

Car service cost for change the battery in key is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Toyota Sequoia at least every 3-4 years. lifespan of battery vary on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

If your Sequoia need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced or fob's battery more than 4 years old, it's probably battery change in key fob needed. Currently installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, keyless entry remote change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT20T
  2. Models: 2008-2018 Toyota Sequoia