1998 Dodge Durango Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1998 Dodge Durango Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Key fob grant easy access to your car. Once the key fob battery is dead you’ll not to be able close car remotely. Below, we described how to disassembly your car key fob and change your Dodge key battery.

What type battery does 1998 Dodge Durango key fob required

Before you start to disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 2xCR2016 batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed button cell battery. Accurately try to open your key with pry tools. Replace 2 CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it inside keyless entry fob's shell. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on key fob.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

How To Replace Dodge Durango Key Fob Battery 1998

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Dodge Durango use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 1998 Dodge Durango. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

The price to change the battery in key fob is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service station.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced every 3-4 years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 1998 Dodge Durango: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT9T
  2. Models: 1999-2000 Dodge Durango