How to Open Your 2012 Kia Rio5 Key Fob and Change Battery
Key fob grant easy access to your auto. If the key fob battery is dead you will not to be able close trunk or doors from distance. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your key fob, and it’s easier than you think. Everything you need is outlined in this post.
What type battery does 2012 Kia Rio5 key fob requiredBefore you start to disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
- 1xCR2032 battery
- flat head screwdriver
Simple steps to change the battery in your Rio5's remote key fob
A coin battery installed in the your key fob. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.
Accurately try to pry apart your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.
Get new battery and install it inside fob’s shell. 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 position on battery, by "+" mark.
After the new battery installed, check key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.
At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.
Video of key opening
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