How to Open Your 1993 Jeep Cherokee Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1993 Jeep Cherokee Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Jeep key isn't working properly, the cell battery surely needs to be changed. In this post, we are going to tell you how to open your key fob and replace a weak or dead battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Cherokee, use this instruction, but first make sure you have all you need before you start.

What is the battery key fob use

Replacing batteries in remote key fob require 2 CR1616 batteries and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR1616 batteries

Simple steps to change the battery in your Cherokee's key fob

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small coin cell battery. Delicately try to pry apart your fob with pry tools. Remove 2 CR1616 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries in keyless entry fob's shell. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your key will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to put the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Check your remote key fob shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video instruction

How To Replace Jeep Cherokee Key Fob Battery 1993 1994 1995

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Jeep Cherokee use 2xCR1616 batteries. Most CR1616 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after remote key fob battery replace, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 1993 Jeep Cherokee. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The cost to change the battery in keyless entry remote can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service station.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced once in three years, also this will vary based on usage and battery quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your Jeep Cherokee: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

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  2. Models: 1991-1996 Jeep Cherokee