How to Replace the Battery in a 2016 Toyota Tundra Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2016 Toyota Tundra Key Fob

If your Tundra key fob isn't working well, the battery most likely needs to be changed. In this post, we explained how to disassembly Toyota keyless entry remote and change a dead or weak battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Tundra, use this instruction, but first make sure you have all you need.

What type battery key fob require

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

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

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

Delicately try to disassemble your remote key fob with pry tools. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's body. Battery must be placed with the same position as was a previous. Your key will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Toyota Tundra use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2016 Toyota Tundra keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

The price to change the battery in key fob can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Toyota Tundra at least every four years. lifespan of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions.

These signs will alert you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your Toyota Tundra: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT20T
  2. Models: 2007-2018 Toyota Tundra