How to Replace the Battery in a 2004 Mitsubishi Montero Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2004 Mitsubishi Montero Key Fob

Remote key fob allow access to your auto. If the key fob battery is weak you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control distance opportunities. Below, we explained how to disassembly your remote key fob and change your Mitsubishi key battery.

What type battery does 2004 Mitsubishi Montero keyless entry remote take

Before starting open key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A small button battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Gently try to disassemble your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1 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, make sure that everything working fine by testing buttons on remote key fob.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Mitsubishi Montero require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2004 Mitsubishi Montero. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

Auto repair shop's cost for replace the battery in key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed every four years, but this will vary based on frequency of use and quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

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

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