1998 Mitsubishi Montero Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

1998 Mitsubishi Montero Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Key fob allow access to your auto. If the remote key fob battery is weak or dead you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control distance functions. In this post, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly your car keyless entry remote and replace a weak or dead battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Montero, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check tools and materials required.

What kind of battery remote key fob use

Before going to disassembly remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny button battery. Accurately try to open your key fob with pry tools. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside keyless entry fob's case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that all is functioning by testing buttons on circuit board.

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

How to change 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


Keyless entry remote of Mitsubishi Montero require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1998 Mitsubishi Montero. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

Auto repair shop's price for change the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

Key fob batteries in Mitsubishi Montero should be changed every 3-4 years, although this will vary based on frequency of use and quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will warn you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 1998 Mitsubishi Montero: low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: E4EG8D-522M-A
  2. Models: 1998-2006 Mitsubishi Montero