How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Chrysler LHS Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Chrysler LHS Key Fob

Remote key fob grant easy access to your car. When the keyless entry remote battery is weak or dead you will lose your fob’s ability to control distance opening function. Below, we demonstrate how to disassembly your remote key fob and replace a weak battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near LHS, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check everything you need.

What size battery does 1997 Chrysler LHS remote key fob required

Replacing batteries in keyless entry remote require CR2016 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
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

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

A button cell battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Gently try to disassemble your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Change CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old batteries with new one CR2016. Battery must be placed with the same position as was a previous. Your remote key fob will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

When the new batteries installed, verify key fob by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your keyless entry remote case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key disassembly

How To Replace Chrysler LHS Key Fob Battery 1997 1998 1999

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Chrysler LHS use 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $5 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 1997 Chrysler LHS keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

Dealer service pricing for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the make.

Key fob batteries in Chrysler LHS should be replaced every three or four years, although this will vary based on their amount of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These signs will warn you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 1997 Chrysler LHS: key fob buttons not working, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, signal strength reduced and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT5T | GQ43VT7T
  2. Models: 1994-1997 Chrysler LHS