How to Open Your 2012 Dodge Challenger Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2012 Dodge Challenger Key Fob & Change Battery

Remote key fob allow access to your Dodge. Once the keyless entry remote battery is dead or weak you not to be able lock trunk or doors remotely. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All tools, that you need is explained in this article.

What type battery key fob require

Prior to disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver, phillips head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A button cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the key fob. Unscrew the back of the keyless entry remote. Spin the key fob over and look for at least 1 screw holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to open your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s body. Battery must be installed with the same position as was an old. Your key will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all is functioning by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. If your fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw the back of the key fob.

How to replace the battery video instruction

How to Change the Battery in the Dodge Challenger Key Fob - Tutorial

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Dodge Challenger use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the size packaging, brand 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 reprogramming not needed after battery replace. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your key fob battery is simple to do in 2012 Dodge Challenger. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

The price to replace the battery in fob is $50-600 depending on the make and the service station.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Dodge Challenger at least every three or four years. The lifetime of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your Challenger fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or key fob buttons not working, it's probably battery change inside keyless entry remote required. Installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help, key replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: IYZ-C01C
  2. Models: 2008-2015 Dodge Challenger