How to Open Your 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Key Fob & Change Battery

Key fob allow easy access to your Lancer. If the key fob battery is dead or weak you lose your fob’s ability to control remote functions. It's not complicated to change the battery in your keyless entry remote with our instruction. All tools, that you need is explained in this article.

What type battery does 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer remote key fob take

Before beginning disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

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

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

Accurately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s case. 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.

After the new battery installed, verify key fob by pressing buttons. If everything working good, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Mitsubishi Lancer require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

Dealer service pricing for change the battery in key fob is $50-600 depending on the car.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced every four years, also this will vary based on usage and battery quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These signs will alert you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer: key fob buttons not working, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUC644M-KEY-N
  2. Models: 2008-2016 Mitsubishi Lancer