How to Replace the Battery in a 2017 Lexus RC F Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2017 Lexus RC F Key Fob

If your Lexus keyless entry remote is no longer working correct, the cell battery probably needs to be changed. Below, we explained how to disassembly Lexus remote key fob and replace a discharged battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near RC F, follow our guide, but don't forget to check tools and materials required before you start.

What type battery does 2017 Lexus RC F keyless entry remote take

Before beginning disassembly key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's remote key fob

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

Accurately try to open your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, verify key fob functionality 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. Carefully try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your fob body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Lexus RC F use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery replace. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2017 Lexus RC F. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

Auto repair shop's price for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the brand.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Lexus RC F at least once in three years. The term of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to replace battery in your Lexus RC F: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, signal strength reduced, low key battery indicator on dashboard and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2014-2019 Lexus RC F