1998 Chrysler Town & Country Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1998 Chrysler Town & Country Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Keyless entry remote grant easy access to your Town & Country. Once the key fob battery is weak you lose your fob’s ability to use remote opening function. It's not difficult to change the battery in your keyless entry remote with our instruction. All tools, that you need is described below.

What is the battery remote key fob use

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

Simple steps to replace the battery in your Town & Country's remote key fob

A small coin battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Carefully try to open your remote key fob with pry tools. Remove 2xCR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries in keyless entry fob's shell. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

After the new batteries installed, check remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your body two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key fob disassembly

How To Replace A 1996 - 1998 Chrysler Town & Country Key Fob Battery FCC ID GQ43VT7T

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Chrysler Town & Country require 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $6 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 1998 Chrysler Town & Country key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

Auto repair shop's pricing for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Chrysler Town & Country at least every 4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

These symptoms will warn you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 1998 Chrysler Town & Country: key fob buttons not working, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT9T
  2. Models: 1996-1998 Chrysler Town & Country