How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Plymouth Neon Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Plymouth Neon Key Fob

If your Plymouth keyless entry remote is not unlock doors correct, the battery more likely must to be changed. Below, we demonstrate how to disassembly Plymouth key fob and change a discharged battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Neon, use this guide, but don't forget to check all you need.

What type battery remote key fob use

Before you start to open key fob check all that you need: 2 CR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny button cell battery. Carefully try to open your key fob with pry tools. Replace CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

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

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that all functions works by testing buttons on key fob.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case pieces together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of remote key fob disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Plymouth Neon require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Replacing your key fob battery is simple to do in 1998 Plymouth Neon. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The cost to replace the battery in keyless entry remote is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Plymouth Neon at least every 4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

If your Plymouth fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery change inside keyless entry remote needed. Current battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help, keyless entry remote replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT7T
  2. Models: 1997-1999 Plymouth Neon