2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Remote key fob allow easy access to your car. If the key battery is weak or dead you not to be able lock car from distance. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your remote key fob with our ultimate guide. Everything you need is outlined below.

What is the battery key fob require

Before going to open remote key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and CR1620 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR1620 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed button cell battery. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the remote key fob.

Delicately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change CR1620 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR1620. 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 position on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, verify remote key fob by pressing buttons. If everything working properly, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your fob case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key disassembly

DIY - Key Fob Battery Mitsubishi Battery Change Outlander

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Mitsubishi Outlander Sport use 1xCR1620 batteries. Most CR1620 batteries are under $4 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key 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 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The cost to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least once in 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

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

  1. FCC ID: OUCJ166N
  2. Models: 2010-2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport