How to Open Your 2018 Jeep Compass Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2018 Jeep Compass Key Fob & Change Battery

If your car keyless entry remote isn't open doors well, the battery surely must to be replaced. In this post, we described how to disassembly your remote key fob and change your Jeep key battery.

What size battery does 2018 Jeep Compass key fob take

Replacing battery in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

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

Delicately try to disassemble your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside keyless entry fob's case. 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, check remote 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 in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your remote key fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

HOW TO REPLACE KEY FOB BATTERY ON JEEP COMPASS

Still not working? Buy new one

FAQ

Keyless entry remote of Jeep Compass use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 2018 Jeep Compass remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

Auto repair shop's pricing for replace the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Jeep Compass at least every three years. lifespan of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

These signs will warn you that it's possible time to replace battery in your Jeep Compass: signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

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