How to Open Your 1999 Dodge Stratus Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1999 Dodge Stratus Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Dodge key fob is not open doors well, the battery most likely needs to be replaced. In this post, we demonstrate how to disassembly your car remote key fob and change a weak or dead battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Stratus, use this instruction, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

Before beginning disassembly key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: CR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny coin cell battery. Carefully try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Change two CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old batteries with fresh one CR2016. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that everything is functioning by testing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your key case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

DIY: Dodge Keyless Remote Battery Replacement & Disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Dodge Stratus use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $5 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 1999 Dodge Stratus. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

Car service cost for change the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the car.

Key fob batteries in Dodge Stratus should be changed every three or four years, although this will vary based on usage and build quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

These symptoms will alert you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 1999 Dodge Stratus: signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, key fob buttons not working and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KYPT03C98JA
  2. Models: 1998-2000 Dodge Stratus