1999 Jeep Cherokee Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1999 Jeep Cherokee Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Remote key fob grant access to your auto. If the remote key fob battery is weak you’ll not to be able unlock doors remotely. In this case, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly your key fob and change a dead battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Cherokee, use this instruction, but don't forget to check tools and materials required.

What is the battery key fob use

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

Step by step instruction

A button cell battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Carefully try to pry apart your key fob with pry tools. Remove 2 CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old batteries with fresh one CR2016. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

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

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

Video of key fob disassembly

Jeep Grand Cherokee Key Fob Battery Replacement (1999 - 2004)

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Jeep Cherokee require 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $4 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your key fob 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 easy to do in 1999 Jeep Cherokee. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

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

Remote key fob batteries in Jeep Cherokee should be replaced once in 4 years, but this will vary based on usage and build quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will warn you that it's possible time to change battery in your 1999 Jeep Cherokee: low key battery indicator on dashboard, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT9T
  2. Models: 1999-2004 Jeep Cherokee