How to Open Your 2008 Mitsubishi Galant Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2008 Mitsubishi Galant Key Fob and Change Battery

Key fob grant access to your auto. Once the key battery is dead you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote opportunities. In this post, we walks you through how to open your car remote key fob and replace your Mitsubishi key battery.

What type battery does 2008 Mitsubishi Galant key fob required

Prior to open keyless entry remote check all that you need: 1 CR1620 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR1620 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed button cell battery. Delicately try to pry apart your fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1xCR1620 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s case. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

When the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

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

Video of key disassembly

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FAQ

Remote key fob of Mitsubishi Galant require 1xCR1620 batteries. Most CR1620 batteries are under $5 build upon 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 fob battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2008 Mitsubishi Galant. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The cost to replace the battery inside remote key fob can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least every four years. The lifetime of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These signs will warn you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 2008 Mitsubishi Galant: low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUCG8D-625M-A
  2. Models: 2007-2008 Mitsubishi Galant