2019 Subaru Forester Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2019 Subaru Forester Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your auto keyless entry remote is no longer open doors correct, the cell battery more likely must to be replaced. In this post, we walks you through how to disassembly your remote key fob and replace your Subaru key battery.

What size battery does 2019 Subaru Forester remote key fob required

Prior to disassembly remote key fob check all that you need: 1xCR1620 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR1620 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

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

Gently try to disassemble your key with pry tools. Replace 1 CR1620 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

After the new battery installed, verify key fob by pressing buttons. If everything working fine, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Subaru Forester require 1xCR1620 batteries. Price for CR1620 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2019 Subaru Forester. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The price to replace the battery inside remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

Remote key fob batteries in Subaru Forester should be changed once in three or four years, but this will vary based on usage and build quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These signs will warning you that it's possible time to replace battery in your 2019 Subaru Forester: key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTB1G077
  2. Models: 2019-2021 Subaru Forester