2020 Kia Sportage Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2020 Kia Sportage Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your Kia remote key fob isn't unlock doors properly, the battery likely must to be replaced. In this article, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly Kia key fob and change a weak or dead battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Sportage, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What type battery keyless entry remote use

Before going to open key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A tiny button cell battery installed inside the your key fob. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the remote key fob.

Gently try to open your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in keyless entry fob's body. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that everything working good by pressing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key fob opening

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Kia Sportage use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your key fob 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 2020 Kia Sportage remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The price to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced every four years, also this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

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

  1. FCC ID: TQ8-RKE-4F27
  2. Models: 2016-2020 Kia Sportage