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Kia Forte Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

How to replace the key fob's battery on a Kia Forte and Forte5 2018-2022. This guide may apply to other Kia models as well since the same remove is used on other models. This Kia key fob has buttons on the side.

Kia Forte Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide
ESTIMATED TIME 15 - 25 mins
DIY COST $ 5 - 7
DIFFICULTY Easy

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Pry out the back cover of the key fob using a small flat screwdriver or a prying tool.Removing the back cover of the key fob.

     

    Removing the back cover of the key fob.
  2. Remove the four screws on the battery cover using a Philips screwdriver.Removing the four screws on the battery cover.

     

  3. Pull the cover and blue rubber piece out of the key fob.Removing the cover of the battery.

     

  4. Press the top part of the battery and pull the battery out using a small flat screwdriver.Removing the battery of the key fob.

     

    Removing the battery of the key fob.
  5. Slide the new battery in and press it to set it into place.Installing the new battery of the key fob.

     

  6. Line up the blue rubber piece and the cover back to the battery.Placing the rubber piece back to the battery.

     

    Placing the battery cover back to the key fob.
  7. Reinstall the four screws and turn them clockwise to tighten.Reinstalling the four screws on the battery cover.

     

  8. Line up the back cover of the key fob.Reinstalling the back cover of the key fob.

     

  9. Press the cover in to set it into place.Pressing the back cover of the key fob to set it into place.

     

  10. Check the new battery by pressing the key fob buttons.

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