2017 Nissan Leaf Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2017 Nissan Leaf Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your car key is no longer open doors properly, the battery more likely needs to be changed. Below, we outlined how to disassembly your car remote key fob and change your Nissan key battery.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

Don't forget before disassembly remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2025 battery.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

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

Carefully try to open your key with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2025. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

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

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

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2017 Nissan Leaf Video

Nissan Leaf remote key fob battery replacement

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Nissan Leaf require 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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.

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2017 Nissan Leaf. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The price to change the battery inside key can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Nissan Leaf at least once in 4 years. The term of battery vary on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

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

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U840
  2. Models: 2013-2017 Nissan Leaf