2017 Dodge Journey Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2017 Dodge Journey Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your car key fob is no longer unlock doors perfectly, the cell battery likely must to be replaced. In this article, we demonstrate how to open Dodge keyless entry remote and change a discharged battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Journey, use this instruction, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What type battery key fob use

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

Step by step instruction

A tiny button battery installed in the your key fob. Move the key out of the way if it is in the keyless entry remote. Remove screw on the back of the remote key fob. Flip the remote key fob over and look for at least one screw holding in the plastic.

Accurately try to pry apart your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside fob’s case. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your key will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that everything is functioning by testing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case pieces together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your fob body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw the back of the keyless entry remote.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Dodge Journey require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2017 Dodge Journey remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

Car service price for change the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the car.

Remote key fob batteries in Dodge Journey should be replaced every three years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and build quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

If your Journey need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or key fob buttons not working, it's probably battery change in remote key fob needed. Installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, key fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: M3N-40821302
  2. Models: 2011-2020 Dodge Journey