2001 Mitsubishi Montero Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2001 Mitsubishi Montero Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Key fob grant access to your Mitsubishi. If the key battery is dead you’ll not to be able open car from distance. In this post, we walks you through how to disassembly your car keyless entry remote and change your Mitsubishi key battery.

What size battery does 2001 Mitsubishi Montero key fob take

Don't forget before open key fob check all that you need: 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed small coin battery. Carefully try to disassemble your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in keyless entry 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

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

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

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

How To Replace Mitsubishi Montero Key Fob Battery 2000 2001

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Mitsubishi Montero require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2001 Mitsubishi Montero key yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

The price to replace the battery inside keyless entry remote can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service pricing.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed once in 3-4 years, also this will vary based on their amount of use and build quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warn you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 2001 Mitsubishi Montero: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUCG8D-525M-A
  2. Models: 2000-2006 Mitsubishi Montero