How to Replace the Battery in a 2005 Kia Spectra Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2005 Kia Spectra Key Fob

If your auto key is no longer working properly, the battery probably must to be replaced. In this case, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly your remote key fob and replace a discharged battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Spectra, follow our guide, but don't forget to check everything you need before you start.

What kind of battery remote key fob require

Changing battery in key fob require flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

A coin cell battery installed inside the your key fob. Delicately try to disassemble your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s body. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Check your fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video guide

How To Replace Kia Spectra Key Fob Battery 2005 2006

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Kia Spectra use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on 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 key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2005 Kia Spectra. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

Car service cost for change the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

Remote key fob batteries in Kia Spectra should be changed every four years, although this will differ based on usage and quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

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

  2. Models: 2003-2006 Kia Spectra