How to Open Your 2008 Jeep Patriot Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2008 Jeep Patriot Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Patriot key is not unlock doors well, the cell battery likely needs to be changed. Below, we outlined how to open your remote key fob and replace your Jeep key battery step by step.

What type battery does 2008 Jeep Patriot keyless entry remote required

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

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

A tiny coin battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Move the key out of the way if it is in the remote key fob.

Accurately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside fob’s body. 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 battery installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your key case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction

How To Replace A 2007 - 2018 Jeep Patriot Key Fob Battery

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Often, after key battery replace, reprogramming not required. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2008 Jeep Patriot. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

Car service price for change the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the make.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Jeep Patriot at least every three years. The term of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

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

  1. FCC ID: OHT692713AA
  2. Models: 2007-2018 Jeep Patriot