How to Replace the Battery in a 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Key Fob

Remote key fob grant easy access to your car. Once the remote key fob battery is weak or dead you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control remote functions. In this post, we explained how to open your key fob and change your Land Rover key battery step by step.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote use

Before beginning disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small button cell battery. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the key fob.

Delicately try to open your key with flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check remote key fob 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 in place by hands from top to bottom. If your fob body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of remote key fob disassembly

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Key fob of Land Rover Range Rover require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2016 Land Rover Range Rover remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Car service cost for change the battery in fob is $50-600 depending on the brand.

Remote key fob batteries in Land Rover Range Rover should be replaced every 3-4 years, also this will vary based on frequency of use and build quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

These symptoms will alert you that it's possible time to replace battery in your Land Rover Range Rover: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced, low key battery indicator on dashboard and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2011-2018 Range Rover