1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Keyless entry remote grant access to your Grand Cherokee. When the keyless entry remote battery is weak you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control remote opening function. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your key fob, and it’s easier than you think. Everything you need is explained in this post.

What size battery does 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee remote key fob take

Don't forget before open keyless entry remote be sure that you have all required tools and materials: 2xCR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

A tiny button battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Accurately try to pry apart your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace 2xCR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries inside keyless entry fob's shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that everything working fine by pressing buttons on circuit board.

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Jeep Grand Cherokee use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

The cost to replace the battery inside remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the make and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least every four years. The lifetime of battery vary on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

If your car fob's battery more than 4 years old, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or signal strength reduced, it's probably battery replace in key fob required. Current battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix, remote key fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT7T
  2. Models: 1996-1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee