2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Remote key fob allow access to your Hyundai. Once the key fob battery is weak you lose your fob’s ability to use remote opening function. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All tools, that you need is described in this post.

What kind of battery remote key fob use

Before beginning open key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

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

A tiny coin cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Carefully try to disassemble your remote key fob with pry tools. Replace one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. 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.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that all working fine by pressing buttons on circuit board.

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

How to replace the battery video guide

Hyundai Santa Fe Key Fob Battery Replacement (2007 - 2012)

Still not working? Buy new one

FAQ

Key fob of Hyundai Santa Fe require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

The price to change the battery inside remote key fob is in range $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Hyundai Santa Fe at least once in four years. The term of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

If your car signal strength reduced, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or fob's battery more than 4 years old, it's probably battery change in key fob needed. Installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, remote key fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: PINHA-T038
  2. Models: 2009-2012 Hyundai Santa Fe