Alfa Romeo Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Key with key fob in hand

Any new vehicle these days comes with a key fob that has an increasing variety of uses, like activating push-button start on luxury Alfa Romeo vehicles. But sometimes we take them for granted and don’t know what to do when an Alfa Romeo key fob battery runs out. Want to know how to change the battery in a key fob? Alfa Romeo of Glendale has information on the supplies, tricks, and signals Los Angeles drivers should watch out for when it comes time to change the Alfa Romeo Stelvio key fob battery below! 

Signs that You Need an Alfa Romeo Key Fob Battery Replacement 

Before we cover how to change the battery in a key fob, let’s start by looking at the signs that your Alfa Romeo Stelvio key fob battery might not be working. The Alfa Romeo key fob battery should last 3 to 4 years, depending on how often you’re using it in Pasadena; some find it lasts much longer. Here are some signs that your Alfa Romeo key fob battery might be low: 

  • Decreased range on all key fob buttons
  • Unresponsive buttons that require multiple pressings to work 
  • Inconsistent performance 
  • Push-button start doesn’t work

How to Change Battery in a Key Fob: Supplies 

Some Burbank drivers may think that you need special tools and service to learn how to change the battery in a key fob. It’s actually pretty simple! All you’ll need for an Alfa Romeo Stelvio key fob battery or any other Alfa Romeo battery replacement is a CR2032 3 type battery and a flathead screwdriver. 

Of course, if you’re having any trouble, you can schedule service with our service center and we will help! 

How to Change the Battery in a Key Fob

Now that we’ve covered symptoms and supplies, let’s go through the process for changing the Alfa Romeo key fob battery! It should only take a couple minutes of your time. Here are some step-by-step instructions: 

  • Slide the cover off by pushing the sides of the key fob.
  • You’ll find an emergency key inside. Set it aside. 
  • Remove the battery plug by turning it counter clockwise; this will reveal the battery. 
  • Now remove the battery with the flathead screwdriver. 
  • Place the new battery in, positive pole facing upwards
  • Put the battery plug back in by turning it clockwise, then reassemble the key fob. Now you’re done and your key fob should be working properly! 

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