2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Key fob allow easy access to your auto. Once the key battery is weak you not to be able open trunk or doors from distance. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your remote key fob with our guide. Everything you need is explained in this post.

What type battery does 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV remote key fob required

Replacing battery in remote key fob require flat head screwdriver and 1 CR1620 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR1620 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's remote key fob

Inside of your remote key fob installed small coin cell battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Delicately try to pry apart your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace CR1620 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside keyless entry fob's shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, verify remote key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

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

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Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Mitsubishi i-MiEV use 1xCR1620 batteries. Price for CR1620 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

Car service price for change the battery in key is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

Remote key fob batteries in Mitsubishi i-MiEV should be replaced once in three or four years, although this will differ based on frequency of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These signs will warning you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV: key fob buttons not working, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUCG8D-625M-A
  2. Models: 2011-2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV