How to Replace the Battery in a 2012 Dodge Durango Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2012 Dodge Durango Key Fob

Key fob allow access to your Durango. If the keyless entry remote battery is dead you’ll not to be able open trunk or doors remotely. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All you need is described in this post.

What type battery does 2012 Dodge Durango keyless entry remote required

Prior to disassembly key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver, phillips head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

A tiny button cell battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Move the key out of the way if it is in the keyless entry remote. Unscrew the back of the remote key fob. Flip the key fob over and look for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to disassemble your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new 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 everything is functioning by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your key fob body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step. Screw fastener in the back of the keyless entry remote.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2012 Dodge Durango Video

How To Replace A 2011 - 2013 Dodge Durango Key Fob Battery FCC ID IYZ-C01C

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Dodge Durango use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 2012 Dodge Durango remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Car service price for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Dodge Durango should be replaced every three years, also this will vary based on usage and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's probably time to change battery in your 2012 Dodge Durango: signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OHT692714AA
  2. Models: 2006-2013 Dodge Durango