How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Key Fob

Remote key fob allow access to your car. When the key fob battery is weak you will lose your fob’s ability to control remote functions. In this case, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open your car keyless entry remote and replace a discharged battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Grand Caravan, use this instruction, but first make sure you have tools and materials required before you start.

What type battery does 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan keyless entry remote take

Before starting open remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver, phillips head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your Grand Caravan's keyless entry remote

A tiny coin battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the keyless entry remote. Remove screw on the back of the remote key fob. Flip the key fob over and look for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to pry apart your key with pry tools. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in keyless entry fob's shell. 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all functions works by testing buttons on key fob.

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

Video of key fob disassembly

Dodge Grand Caravan key fob battery replacement

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Dodge Grand Caravan use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after remote key fob battery replace, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Auto repair shop's pricing for replace the battery in fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Dodge Grand Caravan at least every 3-4 years. The term of battery differ on usage time, operating conditions and quality.

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

  1. FCC ID: IYZ-C01C
  2. Models: 2008-2020 Dodge Grand Caravan