How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Dodge Journey Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Dodge Journey Key Fob

Key fob allow access to your Dodge. When the key fob battery is weak you’ll not to be able unlock trunk or doors from distance. It's not difficult to change the battery in your key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All you need is outlined below.

What size battery does 2011 Dodge Journey remote key fob required

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

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

Inside of your key fob installed tiny button cell battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the key fob. Remove screw on the back of the remote key fob. Spin the remote key fob over and look for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Accurately try to open your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that all functions works by pressing buttons on key fob.

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 shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step. Screw fastener in the back of the remote key fob.

Video of keyless entry remote opening


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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Dodge Journey require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after remote key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2011 Dodge Journey keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

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

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Dodge Journey at least every three or four years. lifespan of battery vary on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

These symptoms will alert you that it's possible time to replace battery in your Dodge Journey: low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: M3N-40821302
  2. Models: 2011-2020 Dodge Journey