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How to Open the MAZDA Key Fob & Replace a Dead Battery

2022 Mazda3 4-Door

 

If you’re wondering how to open a Mazda key fob around Dallas, the experts at Hiley Mazda of Arlington are here to help. It can be difficult when many of the technologies we rely on our key fob for no longer work, and you could always just take it to your local Arlington dealership to get them replaced. However, if you’re looking to perform a Mazda key fob battery replacement by yourself, here is what you need to have handy:

  1. A replacement battery on hand (CR2025 battery)
  2. Your Mazda key fob
  3. A small flat head screwdriver with the head wrapped in tape to prevent scratches

If you have any additional questions about your Mazda key fob battery replacement, feel free to contact us anytime!

Opening Your MAZDA Key Fob

Let’s learn how to open a Mazda key fob battery. Whether it’s a Mazda CX-5 key fob or you want to learn how to open a Mazda6 key fob, the process is quite similar. To reveal the Mazda key fob battery, follow these steps below:

  1. Find and press the auxiliary key button located on the back of the key fob. The metal auxiliary key can then be removed.
  2. Now that the auxiliary key is removed, you should see a slot on either side of the key fob.
  3. Next, located your tape-wrapped flathead screwdriver to open the case. Gently open one side at a time. 
  4. You should now be able to remove the case. Be sure to put it somewhere that you won’t lose it.

Replacing Your MAZDA Key Battery

Now that you know how to open a Mazda key fob, it’s time for the Mazda key fob battery replacement. So, let’s learn how to change a battery in a Mazda key fob near Mansfield in more detail below:

  1. Remove the battery cap, and set it next to your key fob case.
  2. The Mazda key fob battery should be visible to you. Now just remove the old battery, and make sure you’re careful not to damage the rubber ring in the compartment. 
  3. You should replace the rubber ring if it was scratched or damaged throughout this process.
  4. You can now place the replacement battery into the key fob, ensuring the positive (+) side is facing upwards. 
  5. Put the battery cover back on, and make sure you properly reattach the fob case, pushing each side until you hear them click.

Get Your MAZDA Key Fob Battery Replacement at Hiley Mazda of Arlington!

Now that you know how to open a Mazda key fob, you know that it could be a tedious task if not done correctly. So, we recommend scheduling an appointment with our service center and letting our professionals help you out. You can even check out the various Mazda service coupons available to save near Ft Worth and Arlington today!

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