How to Open Your 2013 Kia Rio Key Fob & Change Battery
Key fob allow easy access to your auto. Once the remote key fob battery is dead or weak you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote opening function. In this article, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open your car key fob and replace a dead battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Rio, follow our guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.
What type battery does 2013 Kia Rio key fob requiredReplacing battery in remote key fob require one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
- flat head screwdriver
- 1xCR2032 battery
Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's remote key fob
Inside of your key fob installed button battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the keyless entry remote.
Delicately try to pry apart your fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove 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 charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.
After the new battery installed, check key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.
The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the pieces 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.
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