How to Replace the Battery in a 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Key Fob

Remote key fob allow easy access to your car. When the key fob battery is weak you lose your fob’s ability to control remote functions. In this post, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly Mitsubishi key fob and replace a dead battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near i-MiEV, use this guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required before you start.

What is the battery key fob use

Before going to open key fob check all that you need: one CR1620 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR1620 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

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

Gently try to disassemble your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR1620 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR1620. 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.

After the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your key case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Mitsubishi i-MiEV use 1xCR1620 batteries. Most CR1620 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV key yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

Dealer service price for replace the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Mitsubishi i-MiEV should be changed once in 4 years, but this will differ based on frequency of use and quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will alert you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV: low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUCG8D-625M-A-HF
  2. Models: 2014-2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV