2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Key fob grant access to your auto. When the key fob battery is dead you not to be able close trunk or doors remotely. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your remote key fob by yourself. All tools, that you need is outlined in this article.

What type battery keyless entry remote use

Before going to disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 2 CR2016 batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's remote key fob

Inside of your remote key fob installed small coin battery. Gently try to open your key with flat head screwdriver. Remove 2 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.

When the new batteries installed, check key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working properly, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

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

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

Chrysler PT Cruiser Key Fob Battery Replacement (2001 - 2005)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Chrysler PT Cruiser require 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your key fob battery is simple to do in 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The cost to change the battery in key can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least every 3-4 years. lifespan of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to replace battery in your Chrysler PT Cruiser: key fob buttons not working, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT13T
  2. Models: 2001-2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser