How to Open Your 1998 Mitsubishi Galant Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 1998 Mitsubishi Galant Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow access to your auto. When the key fob battery is dead you will not to be able open doors from distance. It's not complicated to change the battery in your keyless entry remote, and it’s easier than you think. All you need is explained in this article.

What size battery does 1998 Mitsubishi Galant keyless entry remote take

Don't forget before disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your Galant's keyless entry remote

A tiny coin cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Accurately try to open your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, verify remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your case pieces together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key opening

How To Replace Mitsubishi Galant Key Fob Battery 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Mitsubishi Galant require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 1998 Mitsubishi Galant key yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

The price to replace the battery inside remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the make and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least once in 3-4 years. lifespan of battery vary on usage time, operating conditions and quality.

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

  1. FCC ID: OUCG8D-525M-A
  2. Models: 1998-2005 Mitsubishi Galant