2011 Kia Sportage Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2011 Kia Sportage Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your auto remote key fob is no longer working properly, the battery surely needs to be replaced. In this post, we described how to open your remote key fob and replace your Kia key battery.

What size battery does 2011 Kia Sportage remote key fob take

Changing battery in keyless entry remote require one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

A small coin battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Accurately try to open your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1xCR2032 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 fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, check key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key fob disassembly

How To Change The Key Fob Battery For A Kia Sportage (2011-2015)

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Kia Sportage use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

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

Auto repair shop's price for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Kia Sportage at least once in 4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

If your auto signal strength reduced, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, key fob buttons not working or fob's battery more than 4 years old, in most cases battery change in keyless entry remote required. Currently installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, keyless entry remote replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2011-2013 Kia Sportage