How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Key Fob

If your car remote key fob is not unlock doors correct, the battery likely needs to be replaced. Below, you will benefit from knowing how to open Mitsubishi remote key fob and change a weak battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Montero Sport, use this guide, but don't forget to check all you need.

What kind of battery key fob require

Before starting disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

A button battery installed inside the your key fob. Gently try to disassemble your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

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

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

How to replace the battery video guide

How To Replace A 1996 - 2004 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Key Fob Battery FCCID: OUCG8D-525M-A

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Mitsubishi Montero Sport use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Changing your key fob battery is simple to do in 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for key fob open.

Dealer service cost for replace the battery in key is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least every 3-4 years. The term of battery vary on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your Montero Sport has low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, fob's battery more than 4 years old or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, it's probably battery replace inside key fob required. Current battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help, key replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: E4EG8D-522M-A
  2. Models: 1996-2004 Mitsubishi Montero Sport