How to Replace the Battery in a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Key Fob

If your auto key is not open doors perfectly, the battery most likely must to be changed. In this post, we described how to open your keyless entry remote and change your Jeep key battery.

What size battery does 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee keyless entry remote take

Prior to open remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 2xCR2016 batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your Grand Cherokee's key fob

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

Get new batteries and install it in fob’s case. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

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

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

Video of key fob disassembly

How To Replace a Jeep Grand Cherokee Key Fob Battery 1999 - 2004 FCCID: GQ43VT9T

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Jeep Grand Cherokee use 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your remote 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 simple to do in 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

Car service cost for replace the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Jeep Grand Cherokee at least every three or four years. The term of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your auto fob's battery more than 4 years old, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, it's probably battery change in remote key fob needed. Current battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help, remote key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

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