As a Mazda 5 owner, your key fob allows you to lock, unlock and open the hatch of your vehicle remotely. In addition to this, you also get to enjoy the flip-out internal key, also known as the metal auxiliary key. But like all key fobs, your key fob may stop working at some point.
If your key fob battery has run out of juice, don’t worry. this Mazda 5 key fob battery replacement DIY is simple and can easily be done at home.
Here, you will find everything you need to change the battery in your Mazda 5 key fob, so read on!
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How to Replace the Mazda 5 2006-2015 Flip 3-Button Fob Battery (2006-2015)
You only need minutes for replacing this key fob battery. Scroll down to see a full video tutorial or keep reading for a step-by-step process on Mazda 5 key fob battery replacement.
What you will need:
• 1x CR1620 battery
• Flat-head screwdriver
• Precision screwdriver (3.0mm/PH0 or smaller)
• Pen, pencil, toothpick or another thin tool
How to Change the Battery in a Mazda 5 Flip 3-Button Key Fob
Total Time: 4 minutes
1. Press aux button for metal key
Begin by pressing the auxiliary key button on the face of your key fob to flip out the metal auxiliary key.
2. Locate seam or light reflection then Insert screwdriver
Next, locate the seam on the top of the compartment where the key was housed. If you don’t find that easily, can you spot the light reflecting from the keyhole? That’s where you insert your flathead screwdriver in the next step.
3. Hold top of fob, push seam with screwdriver to open
Hold the top of the fob (where the metal button is) and use the flathead screwdriver to push up against the seam to create a larger opening.
4. Insert screwdriver at bottom, twist to access battery
Now, look to the bottom of the key fob where the keyring attaches. insert and work the screwdriver downward while you twist to completely separate the plastic key fob case. You now have access to the battery.
5. Use thin tool to remove battery with black arrow
Next, hold the device with the extended key facing down and insert your precision screwdriver (or another thin tool) into the bottom-right corner of the compartment that houses the battery (there is a small black arrow pointing towards it). Use a prying and rocking motion to pull the battery up until it pops out.
6. Check rubber ring before replacing new CR1620 battery
Take your replacement CR1620 new battery and put it in with the positive side face down into the compartment. Position the top side of the battery first, getting that into place before pushing on the bottom of the battery to click it into place. Ensure the rubber ring is intact before you replace the battery.
7. Reassemble key fob, confirm no missing parts, done!
Finally, put the key fob parts back together. Return the battery cover or battery cap, the other key fob case, as well as the auxiliary key. Be sure to confirm that nothing is missing.
All done—you just replaced your Mazda 5 key fob battery with ease!
Test your new battery: Lock and unlock your car door. Did that work fine? Great. Now you’re ready to go for a drive with your advanced keyless entry system.
This is the battery for this Mazda 5 key fob:
Frequently Asked Questions
What battery does a Mazda key fob take?
The model described in this blog takes a CR1620 battery while others can take CR2025 and CR2032 batteries.
How do I replace the old Mazda key fob battery?
The process is simple and fast. Scroll up for the step-by-step guide on how to replace your key fob battery in your Mazda vehicle.
Bottom Line – Mazda 5 key fob battery replacement.
No doubt, the Mazda 5 is popular mainly because of its anticipated next-generation designs judging from the advanced technology. Don’t let a dead battery deprive you of enjoying the luxury that comes with your car. Watch the video on Mazda 5 key fob battery replacement to learn how to change your battery with ease and without paying a dealer a dime.
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