How to Open Your 2015 Kia Soul Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2015 Kia Soul Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your Soul. Once the remote key fob battery is weak you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control distance functions. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your remote key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All tools, that you need is explained below.

What type battery does 2015 Kia Soul keyless entry remote take

Changing battery in key fob require CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

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

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

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

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all functions works by testing buttons on keyless entry remote.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Kia Soul require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery change. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2015 Kia Soul. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The price to replace the battery inside remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Kia Soul at least once in three years. The term of battery vary on usage time, operating conditions and quality.

If your Kia fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery change inside remote key fob required. Current battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not help, keyless entry remote replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OSLOKA-875T
  2. Models: 2014-2018 Kia Soul