I specifically checked with the main dealer that it was being changed as part of the service last January and I would have expected it to last more than 7 months, especially as I do not use the car that often. This will reveal the battery. Is it possible to change the battery yourself? I am afraid to pry it apart. The owner's manual shows the same instructions a s in this post. Thats where the two parts separate. I am afraid to pry it apart. The spare is somewhere in my house, but I haven't found it yet.
Requires bottom height adapter, check hood clearance. If you have the regular maintenance done at a dealership they change the battery every year or so. The dealership is now closed, and of course will be busy Monday. I had to use my dad's spec screwdriver set to get into the key casing in the end as even my smallest screwdriver head was too large. You'll see the large button battery.
Two more smaller screws hold the inside of the key together. Fits most models from 1998 to present. Put a flat head screwdriver into the inset space. Call us at 1-800-677-8278 We strive to provide the best price available on BatteriesPlus. Then find a small Phillips screwdriver, a coin a 20p piece usually works well and a paperclip. Energizer batteries are long lasting and made from only the highest quality materials. Make sure you have a 1616 number on the old battery in your cars remote key or key fob.
Is it possible to change the battery yourself? Pop open the keyfob my pulling out the metal key, sticking it in the keyhole in the keyfob and turn it. The dealership is now closed, and of course will be busy Monday. Just use the tip of the mechanical key. I am afraid to pry it apart. Take the flat part of the key, put it in the indentation, and twist. .
Then follow the instructions as pictured in the manual or stated in this thread. If you are looking to do some international online shopping, be sure to visit. Thanks for the help, you saved me a a trip to the dealer. Crazy, the remote battery should still be under warranty and you shouldn't have to go to Radio Shack to buy one or change it yourself. Wiggle the back to unhook it from the rest of key and lift it off. Thats where you pry it apart. Sears International Online Shopping If you are planning to visit the United States, or have friends and family here, shop at Sears to get everything you want—including gifts for yourself or others.
All registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. The owner's manual shows the same instructions a s in this post. You must go to a good one. Thanks for the info Duckman! It is a tight fit but one end is open and the fob will slip out. Replace the cover of the fob by first pressing on the bottom then the top The top is the side where the mechanical key is inserted --Duckman This step-by-step works perfectly! Pull the little circuit board out, pop out the battery by pushing the teeth that hold it in 4. The dealer told you to use the wrong type of screwdriver. This will pry open the fob.
The dealership is now closed, and of course will be busy Monday. You can pay for your order in a store or even use an international credit card. Yes just the small screw to get inside and take remote bit out then 2 more similar on that to uncover the. I was thinking about popping open the key to change the battery myself so that I wouldn't have to go by the dealership. Once you place an order, you or someone you know can pick it up at a Sears store, have it shipped to over 100 countries—whatever is most convenient for you.
Remove it a paperclip will help to prise it out , then replace it with the new battery. Energizer key fob replacement batteries are better than original equipment batteries because manufactures usually install cheaper quality batteries or products to keep down costs and get you back into the service department to make more money off of you the customer. I just wish all my other car related jobs were as easy! See the widening of the crack right on the corner? The dealer told you to use the wrong type of screwdriver. It is a tight fit but one end is open and the fob will slip out. Energizer key fob battery replacements are made with the highest quality materials to provide you with a battery that just keep going and going. Remove your hard key emergency door key from the fob, and look where the key came out of it. The spare is somewhere in my house, but I haven't found it yet.
Search around, I don't think you can count on your dealer doing this. Check the customer's vehicle, battery installation could take up to 30 minutes. The remote is enclosed in a leather case and I don't see how it can be removed to click it open. Probably best to confirm that's what you have first as I think I remember a topic about some being different. Hope this how-to video helps someone :whistles:.
Warranty consists of 3 years free replacement. This will reveal a small indentation inside the key. They just keep going, going and going! I am not able to change my key battery. Both of my batteries have died and the dealer has changed them both while I was waiting for my oil change. The remote is enclosed in a leather case and I don't see how it can be removed to click it open. Read more: Read more: I am surprised to find that my 2017 Lexus is telling me that the battery in the key is running low.