How to Replace the Battery in a 2002 Chrysler Town & Country Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2002 Chrysler Town & Country Key Fob

If your Town & Country key fob isn't unlock doors well, the cell battery more likely must to be changed. In this article, we outlined how to open your key fob and change your Chrysler key battery step by step.

What is the battery key fob use

Prior to open remote key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 2 CR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny button battery. Accurately try to pry apart your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove two CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries 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.

When the new batteries installed, check remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key opening

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Chrysler Town & Country use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, after key fob battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2002 Chrysler Town & Country key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

The cost to replace the battery in fob is in range $50-600 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least every 4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

If your Chrysler key fob buttons not working, fob's battery more than 4 years old, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or signal strength reduced, in most cases battery change in key fob needed. Current battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, remote key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT18T
  2. Models: 2001-2004 Chrysler Town & Country