1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your auto key fob is no longer unlock doors correct, the cell battery most likely needs to be changed. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your remote key fob with our guide. All tools, that you need is described in this post.

What type battery does 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse key fob take

Before you start to open key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and two CR2016 batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your key fob installed tiny button cell battery. Gently try to open your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old batteries with fresh one CR2016. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you put battery wrong way.

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

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

Video of remote key fob opening

How To Replace Mitsubishi Eclipse Key Fob Battery 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Mitsubishi Eclipse require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after remote key fob 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 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Dealer service pricing for replace the battery in key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Mitsubishi Eclipse should be changed every 3-4 years, although this will differ based on usage and build quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

If your auto signal strength reduced, fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or key fob buttons not working, it's probably battery replace inside key fob needed. Installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT6T
  2. Models: 1995-1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse