Where does this tiny screw go in my key fob and where to get batteries?

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  1. yazyazoo

    yazyazoo Junior Member

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    I was trying to replace my battery on my key fob because I got a low error message on the PiP.

    I opened it up and saw I need a 1632 battery.

    Also this tiny screw fell out and I can't figure out where it needs to go.

    I put it back together without the screw and it still works but wants to figure out where that screw goes.

    Also any suggestions on where to get that weird battery?
     
  2. DavidA

    DavidA Prius owner since July 2009

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    Any store that sells button cells. That used to be Radio Shack. Now it might be Batteries Plus (or whatever their new name is). There's always Amazon. No idea about the tiny screw. I can't think of how or why a screw would fall out. There is only opening the shell and replacing the battery. No screws to loosen or tighten when a battery is replaced. Also, no tools necessary either. The physical end of the removable key serves to pry open the shell. There is a snap apart point in the case that it fits in and you just twist it.
     
  3. QuantumFireball

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    Yeah, I don't see any screws in mine, or anywhere for a screw to go. It's possible they used different fobs at different times during production though, mine is made by Tokai Rika.
     
  4. bisco

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    maybe in the circuitboard? open your other fob and maybe you will see it.
    i get batteries from drugstores like cvs, walgreen and etc.
     
  5. Yea Right

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    I just did both my 2014 PIP and 2015 Rav, no screws to be found. Batteries came from Amazon. And if course, they were different, so I have some extra 1632's ...
     
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