2008 Jeep Cherokee Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2008 Jeep Cherokee Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Remote key fob allow easy access to your Cherokee. Once the key fob battery is weak you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control remote opening function. Below, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly Jeep keyless entry remote and replace a weak or dead battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Cherokee, use this guide, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What size battery does 2008 Jeep Cherokee remote key fob required

Changing battery in remote key fob require flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your Cherokee's key fob

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small button cell battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Gently try to pry apart your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's case. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your key will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key fob body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of remote key fob disassembly

How To Replace A 2008 - 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Key Fob Battery FCCID: IYZ-C01C

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Jeep Cherokee require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery replace. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2008 Jeep Cherokee remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

Dealer service pricing for replace the battery in remote key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car.

Remote key fob batteries in Jeep Cherokee should be replaced once in 4 years, but this will differ based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These signs will alert you that it's probably time to change battery in your 2008 Jeep Cherokee: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: IYZ-C01C
  2. Models: 2008-2013 Jeep Cherokee