Peugeot Key Fob Battery Replacement

Peugeot Key Fob Battery Replacement

Updated Monday Jul 23, 2018

If your Peugeot key fob has stopped operating properly (such as not locking/unlocking your car doors) it is an indication that the keyfob battery needs to be replaced. In this guide you will find instructions and videos on how to change the key fob battery on Peugeot remotes. 

To find the correct battery and replacement instructions for your Peugeot keyfob find the keyfob that matches yours. 

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1. Peugeot Key Fob Battery Replacement

This video demonstrates how to replace key fob battery on one of the most common Peugeot key fobs. This key fob is used on various Peugeot models, including Peugeot 308, 208 408 Partner etc. In the next section, you will find step by step instructions and details about the correct battery for this Peugeot key fob. 

Peugeot Battery Size

The remote show in this video uses this battery: 

   Peugeot remote battery sizeButton Cell CR1620

 

 

Replacement Case

If your Peugeot remote case is damaged it is possible to replace just the case. If you replace the case make sure to remove the immobilizer chip from the old case. If you don't, your Peugeot will not start after you replace the battery/case. 

Instructions

peugeot key fob remote battery change
  1. Locate the opening at the end of the remote. Opposite to the flip key. 
  2. Use a flat screwdriver, coin or metal key to open the remote. 
  3. Remove the circuit board from the bottom shell. 
  4. Flip the circuit board over and you will see the battery. 
  5. Slide out the old battery. 
  6. Slide the new battery in. Make sure the positive side of the new button cell battery is on the correct side. 

Important Note: 

This Peugeot key has a transponder chip inside the key fob that is used to start the car. Be careful, DO NOT LOSE this chip or your Peugeot will not start once you replace the battery. Newer Peugeot remotes have the chip integrated on the circuit board. 

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2. Peugeot 2-button Key Fob Battery Replacement

Below you will find instructions on how to change the battery on Peugeot two button key fob remote. This key fob is used on Peugeot models such as 107, 207, 307, 407, 106, 206, 306 and 406.

Battery Size

Instructions

  1. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the small screw.
  2. Use a flat head screwdriver to pry the shell apart. 
  3. Remove the board from the remote. 
  4. Slide the old battery out of the circuit board. 
  5. Slide the new battery into the slot designated for the battery. 
  6. Install the circuit board on the shell. 
  7. Close the shell and tighten the screw you removed in step 1. 
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3. Peugeot Remote Programming Procedure

Your Peugeot remote should work without any issues once you change the button cell battery. In case, the remote does not work properly, try the following programming procedure. 

  1. Turn the Ignition switch to the ON position using the first key.
  2. Press the LOCK button for 10 seconds.
  3. Remove the key and wait for 10 seconds.
  4. Check the Plip key operation.
  5. Repeat for second Plip key if required.
  6. Turn the ignition OFF

Peugeot will not start after key fob battery change

In a few cases, your Peugeot may not start once you replace the key fob battery. This is often caused due to the loss or misplacement of the immobilizer chip. This is a small black chip in your key and it should remain on the keyfob. On most Peugeot models, if the key is recognized you should hear a beeping noise when you open the door and the key is in the ignition. 

Peugeot doors will not lock/unlock after key fob battery replacement

Open the remote and verify that the battery is installed the correct way. On the circuit board of the remote or the back shell, you will see a + plus sign. It needs to match with the button cell battery positive side. 

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