How to Replace the Battery in a 2004 Dodge Ram Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2004 Dodge Ram Key Fob

If your Dodge key is no longer unlock doors correct, the cell battery likely needs to be replaced. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your keyless entry remote, and it’s easier than you think. Everything you need is explained in this post.

What size battery does 2004 Dodge Ram key fob required

Before going to open remote key fob check all that you need: CR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed tiny coin battery. Delicately try to pry apart your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove two 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 current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

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

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

How to replace the battery video instruction

DIY: Dodge Keyless Remote Battery Replacement & Disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Dodge Ram require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after remote key fob battery replace, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2004 Dodge Ram. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

Auto repair shop's cost for change the battery in fob is $50-600 depending on the make.

Remote key fob batteries in Dodge Ram should be changed every three years, although this will differ based on their amount of use and build quality. If your remote key fob shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

If your auto has low key battery indicator on dashboard, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, key fob buttons not working or signal strength reduced, it's probably battery replace in keyless entry remote required. Currently installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, remote key fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT13T
  2. Models: 2002-2005 Dodge Ram