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How to Replace a Toyota Key Fob Battery

Toyota Key Fob


If your Toyota key fob is acting glitchy, you need to learn how to replace a Toyota key fob battery. Beechmont Toyota in Cincinnati is happy to provide this helpful guide to Toyota key fob battery replacement. Also, if you need a Toyota key replacement, contact our parts center, and we’ll get one for you right away so you can continue on your Cincinnati drives, and If you have questions about your new Toyota, please reach out to our service department or check out our service and parts tips.

Toyota Key Fob Battery Replacement

What should you do if you drive around Cincinnati and your Toyota key fob stops working? Don’t stress about it. You likely need a Toyota key fob battery replacement. Go to the closest battery store and open the black key fob casing to find the key fob battery. These are the instructions for how to open a Toyota key fob battery casing: 

  • Recent model-year Toyotas include a hidden key blade that must be removed and inserted into the rectangular slot to open the case. (The slot is the same size as the tip of the key blade.)
  • If you have an older Toyota model, you’ll need a thin object (like a dime or screwdriver) to pop open the notch on the Toyota key fob case. 

Once you have opened it, follow the instructions below to complete a Toyota key fob battery replacement:

  1. Gently lift the circuit board to get a good look at the battery. 
  2. Note what kind of battery it is and how it’s positioned in the case, or take a photo of it using your smartphone. That way, you know how to put it back in correctly. Most Toyota models require a CR2032 battery, which you can find online or in the %%di_name parts center near Loveland. 
  3. Put the new Toyota key fob battery replacement inside the case in the same position as the old one, and snap it closed. 
  4. Test your Toyota key fob to ensure it’s working with the new battery. If it’s not working, open the case up again and readjust the battery, ensuring the connections make clean contact with it. You might need a Toyota key replacement if it’s still not functioning correctly. 

What To Do if Your Toyota Key Fob is Broken 

Did you lose or break your Toyota key fob somewhere in Mason? If the circuit board got wet or was physically damaged, you need a Toyota key fob replacement. You can get a Toyota key replacement at the Beechmont Toyota parts center. We’ll provide a genuine OEM key fob that works seamlessly with your vehicle, like the original Toyota key fob. We are a certified Toyota dealership and are here for all your Toyota needs. Non-certified retailers may not be able to get you a Toyota key fob that works correctly on your vehicle. 

How Much is Toyota Key Replacement?

A Toyota key fob replacement costs between $250 and $400. Keep your eyes on our rotating parts specials at Beechmont Toyota to see if you can save some money. Our parts center carries a wide range of Toyota OEM parts and accessories and is conveniently located in Cincinnati.

Beechmont Toyota is Your Best Source for Everything Toyota

Now that you know how to replace your Toyota key fob battery and where to get a Toyota key fob battery replacement, contact us if we can help. We are always at your service and ready to help! You can also schedule a service appointment online. 

Toyota Key Fob Replacement & Battery Replacement


Cincinnati drivers may have noticed that their Toyota key fob, one of the many useful accessories on their Toyota car, has been less responsive than usual. If you’ve been struggling to find your Toyota key fob or think it is low on batteries, Beechmont Toyota has a guide to key fob battery replacement below.

Toyota Key Fob Battery Replacement

Replacing your Toyota key fob battery requires a few steps, but isn’t too difficult. You’ll need to open your Toyota key fob to check your battery. Older key fobs can be opened with a thin object, while newer ones have their own key implanted that opens the case. Next, follow these steps

  • Find the Battery: Once your Toyota key fob is open, you’ll want to lift the circuit board and jot down the battery type. In most cases, your Toyota key fob battery will be a CR2032 battery, an easy and cheap part to find in many Cincinnati stores. Contact a parts center if you need help!
  • Replace and Test the Toyota Key Fob Battery: Once you replace the battery, make sure to test your Toyota key fob on your vehicle. Some Loveland drivers may have to readjust the battery inside the key fob.

If changing the battery doesn’t solve the problem, you may need to get a Toyota key fob replacement.

Toyota Key & Key Fob Replacement

What are the reasons to get a Toyota key fob replacement? While Toyota key fobs are sturdy, accidents can happen that damage your key fob.

  • Toyota Key Replacement: If your key isn’t working, a service center can help re-cut it.
  • Toyota Key Fob Replacement: In certain scenarios, you’ll need a Toyota key fob replacement. This process requires both re-cutting your keys and reprogramming your Toyota key fob to fit your vehicle, so it can run up to $350.

When replacing any accessory or part, always check out the parts specials around Mason to see if you can save money!

Learn More about Toyota Parts with Beechmont Toyota!

If you’re curious to know about Toyota parts and accessories, Beechmont Toyota has resources to help Cincinnati-area drivers. In addition to a new inventory full of vehicles with the latest Toyota technology, we offer useful service tips on our website such as how to update Toyota Entune. Feel free to contact us with any questions!

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