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

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

Remote key fob allow easy access to your car. When the key battery is discharged you not to be able unlock trunk or doors from distance. In this article, we walks you through how to open your car keyless entry remote and change your Land Rover key battery step by step.

What kind of battery remote key fob require

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

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small button cell battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Accurately try to open your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2032. 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.

When the new battery installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If everything working good, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

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

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Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Land Rover Range Rover Sport require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery replace, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

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

Auto repair shop's price for change the battery in key is $50-600 depending on the brand.

Keyless entry remote batteries in modern cars should be replaced once in three years, although this will vary based on their amount of use and build quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

If your Land Rover key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery replace in remote key fob needed. Installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2011-2018 Range Rover Sport