How to Replace the Battery in a 2019 Subaru WRX Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2019 Subaru WRX Key Fob

Keyless entry remote grant easy access to your car. If the key fob battery is dead you will lose your fob’s ability to use remote opportunities. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your keyless entry remote with our guide. All tools, that you need is explained in this article.

What size battery does 2019 Subaru WRX remote key fob required

Changing battery in key fob require flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your WRX's keyless entry remote

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny coin cell battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the key fob.

Accurately try to pry apart your fob with flat head screwdriver. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. 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.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all functions works by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Subaru WRX require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take 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 key not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2019 Subaru WRX remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

The price to change the battery in key is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Subaru WRX at least every 3-4 years. lifespan of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your car has low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, fob's battery more than 4 years old or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery change inside keyless entry remote required. Currently installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, key change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2019 Subaru WRX