Toyota RAV4: Key battery - Do-it-yourself maintenance - Maintenanceand care - Toyota RAV4 Owner's ManualToyota RAV4: Key battery

Replace the battery with a new one if it is discharged.

■ You will need the following items:

● Flathead screwdriver (To prevent damage to the key, cover the tip of the screwdriver with a rag.)
● Small Flathead screwdriver
● Lithium battery CR2016 (vehicles without smart key system) or CR1632 (vehicles with smart key system)

■ Replacing the battery (vehicles without smart key system)

Remove the cover.

Remove the cover.

Remove the module.

Remove the module.

Open the case cover using a

Open the case cover using a coin protected with tape etc. and remove the depleted battery. Insert a new battery with the “+” terminal facing up.

■ Replacing the battery (vehicles with smart key system)

Take out the mechanical key.

Take out the mechanical key.

Remove the cover.

Remove the cover.

Remove the depleted battery.

Remove the depleted battery. Insert a new battery with the “+” terminal facing up.

■If the key battery is depleted

The following symptoms may occur.

●The smart key system and wireless remote control will not function properly.
●The operational range is reduced.

■Use a CR2016 (vehicles without smart key system) or CR1632 (vehicles with smart key system) lithium battery

●Batteries can be purchased at your Toyota dealer, jewelers, or camera stores.
●Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by your Toyota dealer.
●Dispose of used batteries according to the local laws.

CAUTION
■Removed battery and other parts
Keep away from children. These parts are small and if swallowed by a child, they can cause choking. Failure to do so could result in death or serious injury.

NOTICE
■For normal operation after replacing the battery
Observe the following precautions to prevent accidents.

●Always work with dry hands.
Moisture may cause the battery to rust.
●Do not touch or move any other components inside the remote control.
●Do not bend either of the battery terminals.

    Air conditioning filter
    The air conditioning filter must be changed regularly to maintain air conditioning efficiency. ■ Removal method 1 Vehicles without smart key system: Turn the engine switch off. Vehicles wit ...

    Checking and replacing fuses
    If any of the electrical components do not operate, a fuse may have blown. If this happens, check and replace the fuses as necessary. 1 Vehicles without smart key system: Turn the engine switch off ...

    See also:

    Driving tips
    Do not drive with your foot resting on the clutch pedal and do not use the clutch to hold your vehicle at a standstill on an upgrade. Either of those actions may cause clutch damage. Do not d ...

    Higher speed motoring
    Pre-Trip Inspections 1. Tires: Adjust the tire inflation pressures to specification. Low tire inflation pressures will result in overheating and possible failure of the tires. Avoid using wor ...

    Installing tire pressure warning valves and transmitters (vehicleswith a tire pressure warning system)
    When replacing tires or wheels, tire pressure warning valves and transmitters must also be installed. When new tire pressure warning valves and transmitters are installed, new tire pressure warning ...