2011 Kia Borrego Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2011 Kia Borrego Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your auto keyless entry remote is not working well, the cell battery likely needs to be changed. In this case, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open Kia keyless entry remote and change a dead battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Borrego, use this instruction, but don't forget to check everything you need before you start.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote use

Prior to disassembly key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

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

Accurately try to open your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's shell. 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that everything is functioning by testing buttons on key fob.

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

How to change the battery video guide

How To Replace Kia Borrego Key Fob Battery 2009 2010 2011

Still not working? Buy new one

FAQ

Remote key fob of Kia Borrego use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2011 Kia Borrego. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

The price to replace the battery inside fob is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

Remote key fob batteries in Kia Borrego should be changed once in 4 years, also this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These signs will warning you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 2011 Kia Borrego: key fob buttons not working, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: SY5HMFNA04
  2. Models: 2009-2011 Kia Borrego