How to Replace the Battery in a 2015 Kia Forte Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2015 Kia Forte Key Fob

Remote key fob grant easy access to your auto. When the key battery is discharged you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control distance opening function. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your remote key fob DIY. All tools, that you need is explained below.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote use

Don't forget before open remote key fob check all that you need: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed tiny coin battery. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Gently try to pry apart your remote key fob with pry tools. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s shell. 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.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that all functions works by testing buttons on keyless entry remote.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction

How to replace/change key fob battery from Kia/Hyundai 2015 & later

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Kia Forte use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2015 Kia Forte. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

The price to change the battery inside key can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced once in 3-4 years, although this will vary based on usage and build quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

If your car signal strength reduced, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, key fob buttons not working or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, it's probably battery change inside keyless entry remote needed. Currently installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not help, remote key fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

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