2014 Kia Forte Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2014 Kia Forte Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Remote key fob grant access to your auto. If the key battery is weak you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use distance opening function. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your remote key fob DIY. All you need is described below.

What size battery does 2014 Kia Forte remote key fob take

Don't forget before disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

A small coin battery installed inside the your key fob. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the key fob.

Carefully try to disassemble your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all functions works by testing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key fob disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Kia Forte require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2014 Kia Forte. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The price to replace the battery inside fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Kia Forte at least once in three or four years. The term of battery vary on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your auto fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or signal strength reduced, it's probably battery change in key fob needed. Installed battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OSLOKA-870T
  2. Models: 2013-2016 Kia Forte