How to Change Battery in Nissan Key Fob

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You’ve learned how to program your Nissan Intelligent Key, you’ve traveled through Martinsville, and you’ve been enjoying keyless entry to your car. But what do you do when your key fob stops working abruptly? A simple Nissan key fob battery replacement will take care of your issues in most cases, so you shouldn’t have to worry about a key fob replacement just yet. While we’re happy to help you swap out batteries at Gunter Nissan of Martinsville, we can walk you through the steps for an easy DIY repair below!

Working Around a Dead Nissan Fob Battery

Wondering how to change the battery in a Nissan key fob? Before you can run out for replacement parts, just hop into your car for a minute. Your Nissan key fob has a backup key inside the unit, so there’s no need to worry about being stranded in Danville when your battery dies. Just grab your remote key fob and follow these steps:

  1. Flip the key fob over and look for a small release latch.
  2. Push the release latch and pull out the emergency key at the bottom of the fob.
  3. Unlock doors as usual and look for a key fob port to start the car.
  4. If your car has the port, put the fob in the port and tap the brake or clutch as you press the START/STOP button.
  5. If your car does not have a port, step on the brake or clutch as you press the key against the START/STOP button.

Now that you’ve figured out how to use your backup key, it’s time to figure out what battery a Nissan key fob takes if you don’t know already!

What Battery Does a Nissan Key Fob Take?

Most likely, your Nissan key fob takes a CR2025 battery. However, you should check your owner’s manual or reach out to our service team to be sure! This way, you’ll know if you have the right battery for your Nissan model and not jump to conclusion that your fob is dead for good and you need to replace a Nissan Maxima key fob completely.

Changing the Nissan Key Fob Battery

After learning the answer to “What battery does a Nissan key fob take?” for your particular model, it’s time to get the Nissan key fob battery replacement process started. The procedure is simple, and you can take care of it with household items or items that you can find at any hardware store. Once again, pick up your key fob and follow these steps to learn how to change the battery in a Nissan key fob:

  1. Remove the hidden key from your key fob.
  2. Remove the key housing and pull out the old battery, but remember its position within the housing. You can use a flathead screwdriver or other similarly shaped items to carefully nudge the battery out.
  3. Replace the battery and make sure the battery’s negative side faces you in the same position as before.
  4. Reassemble the key fob and test to make sure everything is working properly as it would typically when you start a Nissan vehicle.

If you’re still wondering how to change a Nissan key battery, don’t hesitate to give us a call at 276-956-1212 for assistance. We’ll help you get started or set up an appointment today. If you end up needing to replace a Nissan Maxima key fob, we can also help you with that as well!

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Whether you need to pick up a battery for your Nissan Altima or you need to replace a Nissan Maxima key fob, visit us in Ridgeway to explore the latest Nissan technology in person. Contact us with any questions about how you can elevate your ride with Nissan technology in Roanoke!


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