How to Open Your 2003 Dodge Caravan Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2003 Dodge Caravan Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your Dodge. Once the keyless entry remote battery is weak you will not to be able close car remotely. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your key fob with our instruction. All you need is described in this article.

What type battery does 2003 Dodge Caravan key fob take

Before you start to open keyless entry remote check all that you need: 2 CR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed coin cell battery. Delicately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Replace CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old batteries with new one CR2016. 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, make sure that all working properly by testing buttons on remote key fob.

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

How to change the battery video guide

Dodge Caravan Key Fob Battery Replacement (1999 - 2003)

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Dodge Caravan require 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $4 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2003 Dodge Caravan. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

Car service price for change the battery in key fob is $50-600 depending on the brand.

Key fob batteries in Dodge Caravan should be replaced every four years, also this will differ based on usage and quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

If your Dodge 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 replace inside keyless entry remote required. Installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix, fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT18T
  2. Models: 2001-2004 Dodge Caravan