How to Replace the Battery in a 2018 Kia Soul Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2018 Kia Soul Key Fob

Remote key fob allow easy access to your Kia. When the remote key fob battery is dead or weak you lose your fob’s ability to use distance opening function. It's not complicated to change the battery in your remote key fob with our instruction. Everything you need is described in this article.

What size battery does 2018 Kia Soul remote key fob required

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

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

A tiny button cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Carefully try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Change 1 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 remote key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that all functions works by testing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. If your fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

How to replace/change key fob battery from Kia/Hyundai 2015 & later

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Kia Soul use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery replace, reprogramming not required. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2018 Kia Soul. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob open.

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

Keyless entry remote batteries in Kia Soul should be replaced once in four years, also this will vary based on usage and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

If your Soul has low key battery indicator on dashboard, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced or fob's battery more than 4 years old, it's probably battery replace in remote key fob required. Currently installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, key replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OSLOKA-875T
  2. Models: 2017-2019 Kia Soul