How to Open Your 2018 Jeep Patriot Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2018 Jeep Patriot Key Fob and Change Battery

Remote key fob allow easy access to your auto. Once the key fob battery is dead or weak you will not to be able lock doors remotely. In this case, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly your key fob and change a dead or weak battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Patriot, follow our guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required before you start.

What type battery does 2018 Jeep Patriot remote key fob required

Don't forget before open remote key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A coin cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Delicately try to open your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all functions works by testing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to put the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Check your key shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of remote key fob opening

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Jeep Patriot require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2018 Jeep Patriot. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The price to change the battery in keyless entry remote can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the make and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least every four years. The term of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

If your Jeep has low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or signal strength reduced, in most cases battery replace in key fob needed. Current battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help, fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OHT692713AA
  2. Models: 2007-2018 Jeep Patriot