How do you open a Jeep key fob?

I need to change my Jeep key fob’s battery, but I’m scared of breaking it! How do you open a Jeep key fob?

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Answer provided by
Melanie Mergen
Answered on Apr 21, 2022
Changing the battery in a Jeep key fob can feel daunting if you don’t know where to start, but luckily, it just requires a few simple steps. To change the battery in a Jeep Cherokee key fob:
  • Slide the latch that releases the key from your fob and remove the key
  • Use a flathead screwdriver or the key itself to gently pry open the fob
  • From there, you can remove the button panel and circuit board to access the battery, which you can slide out
  • Insert your new battery and reassemble the Jeep key fob
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