How to Change the Battery in a Hyundai Key Fob

Opening the door of a 2021 Hyundai Elantra

The battery in the key fob of your new Hyundai vehicle should last for years, but you may have to open it once or twice if it stops responding. It’s a quick enough process, so our service team at Sid Dillon put together a quick and simple guide covering everything you need to know. Then be sure to check out our service department for all of your Omaha auto needs


How to Open a Hyundai Key Fob

First up, you’ll have to know how to open the Hyundai key fob. Here’s how that works:

  • For Newer Models: Remove the metal key in your key fob by pressing and holding the metal tab or button, then use it to open the back cover by inserting it into the small opening and turning it either direction.
  • For Older Models: Use a coin or a flat blade screwdriver to pop open the key fob from the small notch or indent along the outside.

You can now follow these steps:

  1. Carefully lift the circuit board to expose the battery.
  2. Check the battery type and buy a replacement – most Hyundai models use a CR2032 battery.
  3. Insert the Hyundai key fob battery replacement, ensuring as you do that all the appropriate connections are contacted by the new battery.
  4. If you needed to remove the metal key for a newer model, replace it when your key fob is back together.
Hyundai key fob

How to Program a Hyundai Key Fob

Programming a Hyundai key fob is just as simple when you follow these steps:

  1. Get in your Hyundai and close all the doors.
  2. Use the key to turn your vehicle to the ignition’s “ACC” (accessory) position
  3. Hold the key fob’s “open” or “unlock” button until your vehicle’s light flashes.

Keep in mind that this only works when you’re replacing the old battery. If you have a brand-new key fob, drop by our Sid Dillon showroom to have it programmed.


Contact Our Team for More Maintenance Tips

The team here at Sid Dillon is always happy to help with every part of your Hyundai ownership experience. For any further advice or assistance so you can take on Fremont roads, feel free to get in touch today.

More From Sid Dillon

  • 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Interior Dimensions & Features

    The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe features a striking exterior and delivers the robust, yet efficient, performance Omaha and Lincoln drivers are searching for. However, it is the Hyundai Santa Fe interior features that truly steal the show. From its advanced tech features to comfort and convenience amenities designed to elevate your daily drives in Fremont,…

  • 2021 Nissan Kicks Interior

    If you are looking for a subcompact SUV offering the latest in luxury, then look no further than the 2021 Nissan Kicks. You and your family are guaranteed to ride in style and comfort, whether you are running errands around Omaha or taking a vacation outside Fremont. The 2021 Nissan Kicks interior features brim with…

  • 2021 Nissan Rogue Colors

    The smooth ride that the Nissan Rogue provides is extremely enticing, but its features are not the only thing that allows it to attract attention. The 2021 Nissan Rogue comes in an assortment of colors that will cause drivers in Omaha to look twice. The Nissan Rogue colors offer everything from bold colors to soft,…

Find Your Vehicle

Search By Keyword

Search By Filters

Saved Vehicles

SAVED VEHICLES

You don't have any saved vehicles!

Look for this link on your favorites:

Save

Once you've saved some vehicles, you can view them here at any time.

Contact Us

• Lincoln, NE 68512

Get Directions

Today's Hours:

Sid Dillon 41.7374208, -88.2556928.