1996 Dodge Intrepid Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

1996 Dodge Intrepid Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Remote key fob allow access to your Intrepid. Once the key battery is weak you will not to be able open doors from distance. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your remote key fob with our guide. All tools, that you need is described in this post.

What kind of battery key fob require

Replacing batteries in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver and two CR2016 batteries. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Step by step instruction

Inside of your key fob installed button battery. Carefully try to pry apart your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace 2xCR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries inside fob’s body. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all functions works by testing buttons on key fob.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1996 Dodge Intrepid Video

How To Replace Dodge Intrepid Key Fob Battery 1994 1995 1996

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Dodge Intrepid use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $5 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery change, reprogramming not required. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1996 Dodge Intrepid key yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

Dealer service price for change the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

Key fob batteries in Dodge Intrepid should be changed once in three or four years, also this will vary based on usage and build quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These signs will warn you that it's probably time to replace battery in your Dodge Intrepid: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT5T | GQ43VT7T
  2. Models: 1993-1997 Dodge Intrepid