How to Open Your 2018 Subaru BRZ Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2018 Subaru BRZ Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your car. Once the key battery is dead you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control distance opportunities. Below, we outlined how to disassembly your car key fob and replace your Subaru key battery.

What type battery key fob use

Don't forget before open keyless entry remote check all that you need: 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

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

Accurately try to open your key fob with pry tools. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside 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.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that everything is functioning by testing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2018 Subaru BRZ Video

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Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Subaru BRZ require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2018 Subaru BRZ keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The cost to change the battery in remote key fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the make and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Subaru BRZ at least once in four years. The lifetime of battery vary on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells usually will last longer.

If your Subaru has low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, it's probably battery replace in remote key fob needed. Currently installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, keyless entry remote replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2014-2019 Subaru BRZ