With how busy our schedules can get around Appleton, it's inevitable that the key fob battery for your vehicle can run out, causing problems with unlocking and locking your vehicle. You may be wondering, "How can you change the battery in a Jeep key fob?" Kolosso CDJR has you covered with all your need to know about Jeep key battery replacements. Read on below and don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Jeep Key Battery Replacement: Signs Your Need a Change

Sometimes, you can't tell if your problems will be solved with a Jeep key battery replacement. Green Bay drivers often recognize these signs that it's time to change the battery in a Jeep key fob:

  • Unlocking and locking takes multiple tries: It throws off your rhythm when your locks don't respond, so it's likely that these are the first signs Appleton drivers recognize. If you find yourself pressing the buttons repeatedly just to get the key fob to communicate, change the battery in your Jeep key fob. 

  • Limited range: Your key fob battery works up to 50 feet away from the vehicle. When it's time for a battery change, you'll notice the range decreasing. 

In the best conditions, your Jeep key fob battery lasts 3 - 4 years. Once you're reaching the limit of your battery, trust the Kolosso CDJR parts center or a local hardware store for the right battery for your key fob. 

How to Replace the Battery on a Jeep Key Fob

You'll first need to acquire a CR2032 battery, then, you'll find that learning how to replace the battery on a Jeep key fob. Then, just follow these steps for the comfort of your Green Bay-area home: 

  • Use a flathead screwdriver to open the Jeep key fob. There should be a seam close to the keyring mount. 

  • Gently pry apart the key fob, exposing the circuit board and the keypad. 

  • Remove the key fob battery, (the negative side usually faces down). 

  • Reassemble the key fob one piece at a time. Now, you've completed a Jeep key battery replacement!

If you need to program the Jeep key fob, start by getting inside the car and closing all the doors. Then, put the keys in the "off" position in the ignition, open the driver's door, and press down the "lock" button. Next, turn the key to the "on" position in the ignition and hold it for five seconds. You should now be able to remove your keys and have a properly programmed key fob. 

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Now that you know how to replace the battery in a Jeep key fob, explore other ways you can take care of your vehicles at home with our other service tips and tricks. Save on your next service or parts purchase with our available service/parts specials