How to Open Your 2017 Jeep Compass Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2017 Jeep Compass Key Fob and Change Battery

If your Jeep remote key fob isn't working perfectly, the battery probably must to be replaced. Below, we explained how to open Jeep key fob and replace a dead or weak battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Compass, use this guide, but don't forget to check all you need.

What size battery does 2017 Jeep Compass remote key fob required

Before beginning open keyless entry remote be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to change the battery in your Compass's remote key fob

A small button battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Move the key out of the way if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Delicately try to pry apart your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

When the new battery installed, verify key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s body 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 fob shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction


Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Jeep Compass use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob 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 2017 Jeep Compass key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

The cost to replace the battery inside key fob is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Jeep Compass at least once in four years. The term of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

These symptoms will warn you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2017 Jeep Compass: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: M3N-40821302
  2. Models: 2017-2020 Jeep Compass