How Do You Open the Mazda Key Fob and Change a Dead Battery?

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Here at University Mazda, we are committed to helping our Albuquerque area drivers like you make the most of every ride your Mazda. That means taking full advantage of convenient functionalities like your Mazda key fob. How do you open the Mazda key fob and change a dead battery? Learn how to open Mazda key fob housing and how to change battery in Mazda key fob components below! 


How to Open Mazda Key Fob

The first step in getting your key back to proper functionality is knowing how to open Mazda6 key fob casing, or another Mazda model’s fob casing. To do so, gather a bit of electrical tape and a flathead screwdriver. Here’s how to open Mazda key fob plastic housing to get to the battery:

  1. First, remove the traditional metal key 
  2. You should now be able to locate the notch on either side of the case
  3. Tape the end of the flathead screwdriver in electrical tape to protect the plastic from the tool
  4. Pop the case open by inserting the screwdriver in one notch, then the other
  5. Now you’re ready to finish the process by following the “how to change battery in Mazda key fob” instructions below.

How to Change Battery in Mazda Key Fob

Now that you know how to open Mazda6 key fob housing or that of your other Mazda model, it is time to swap out the battery. Keep the old one so you can reference it when purchasing the new one. You can find such batteries at a local Rio Rancho hardware store, auto parts store, or online. 

  1. With the case already open, remove the old battery
  2. Carefully inspect the rubber ring on which the battery sits to ensure it’s in good condition. If not, you’ll want to replace that as well. You can get that item from our University Mazda parts department. 
  3. Simply place the new battery in the housing, with the positive (+) side up
  4. Reassemble your plastic housing, pressing until you hear the case click back into place
  5. You’re ready to hit Santa Fe roads with your functional fob!

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Now you can be confident knowing how to open Mazda6 key fob parts and install your new battery right in your own Farmington home! If you change your Mazda key fob battery and it still won’t operate, it may be another issue. Be sure to check for Mazda service coupons and bring you fob to our University Mazda service department and we’ll get it repaired quickly. Should you have any other service needs, contact us today about our other rotating Mazda service coupons.


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