How to Open Your 1999 Dodge Viper Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 1999 Dodge Viper Key Fob and Change Battery

If your auto remote key fob isn't open doors perfectly, the battery probably needs to be changed. It's not difficult to change the battery in your remote key fob with our instruction. All tools, that you need is explained below.

What type battery does 1999 Dodge Viper key fob take

Before starting disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

A tiny button battery installed inside the your key fob. Gently try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s case. Battery must be placed with the same position as was a previous. Your remote key fob will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If everything working good, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction

DIY: Dodge Keyless Remote Battery Replacement & Disassembly

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Dodge Viper use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery replace. If your remote 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 1999 Dodge Viper. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The price to change the battery inside fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least every four years. lifespan of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

These signs will warning you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your Dodge Viper: signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO1302T
  2. Models: 1996-2002 Dodge Viper