How to Open Your 2004 Kia Sorento Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2004 Kia Sorento Key Fob and Change Battery

If your car key fob is no longer unlock doors perfectly, the cell battery surely must to be changed. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your remote key fob with our guide. Everything you need is described below.

What is the battery remote key fob use

Don't forget before disassembly remote key fob check all that you need: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A small coin battery installed in the your remote key fob. Gently try to open your key with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s shell. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all functions works by testing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2004 Kia Sorento Video

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Kia Sorento require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after remote 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.

Changing your key fob battery is simple to do in 2004 Kia Sorento. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The price to replace the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Kia Sorento at least once in three years. The lifetime of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

These signs will warn you that it's probably time to change battery in your Kia Sorento: signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2003-2006 Kia Sorento