Toyota Key Fob Replacement

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Has your Toyota key fob become less effective over time at unlocking your Camry or RAV4? The reason may be a dying battery. Replacement of your Toyota key fob battery or Toyota Key fob in a timely manner will prevent problems locking and unlocking your vehicle while you’re out in Jacksonville. Contact a Palm Coast-area Toyota service center as soon as you notice the following telltale signs:

  • Your Toyota key fob quits working completely.
  • You need to be very close to your vehicle to unlock the doors.
  • Your Toyota Key fob doesn’t respond as quickly as it used to.
  • You need to press the unlock button multiple times before it works.

Toyota Key Fob Battery Replacement

If your Toyota key fob quits working unexpectedly, it’s time for a battery replacement. Toyota key fob battery replacement can be performed by technicians at a certified service center, or you can give it a go yourself at home in Palatka. Here’s how:

  1. For new Toyota models, there is a small metal emergency key hidden inside the key fob. Grasp the slot that you’d use to pry open the key fob casing, and pull the emergency key out from the bottom of the Toyota Key fob.
  2. For older models, you’ll need a small flathead screwdriver or other small object to pry open the key fob casing.
  3. Once the Toyota key fob casing is open, you’re ready for battery replacement. Gently lift the circuit board to expose the battery.
  4. Write down the battery size and type and make a note of which side is facing up. Most Toyota key fobs use a CR2032 battery, which you can find at most hardware stores sound St. Augustine for less than $5. 
  5. Replace the Toyota key fob battery and snap the two halves of the key fob cashing back together.
  6. If a dead battery was the cause of your key fob issues, then it should now work flawlessly! If it still won’t work properly, you may need a Toyota key fob replacement instead.

My Toyota Key Fob is Broken — What Should I Do?

Your key fob problems may run deeper than a Toyota key fob battery replacement. If you need a new Toyota key fob, replacement or repair is a simple process. Bring your key to the Beaver Toyota St. Augustine so that service technicians can diagnose the issue. We’ll repair it or cut a new key on the spot! If just the casing is broken, you can pick up a replacement case from our parts center.

Getting a Toyota Key Replacement

If your Toyota key fob is damaged beyond repair, you can get a replacement for $200 to $350. This includes a new case, circuitry, and emergency key, as well as cutting the new key and programming the fob to communicate with your Toyota vehicle.

Toyota Key Fob replacement Tips at the Beaver Toyota St. Augustine

At Beaver Toyota St. Augustine, we strive to make auto maintenance and repairs as stress-free as possible! Reach out to our technicians to troubleshoot your Toyota key fob battery and other advanced tech systems in your vehicle. Schedule service today!

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