Dodge Dakota Key Fob Battery Remote Replacement (1999 – 2011)

The Dodge Dakota was a long-running mid-size pickup. Over its 25 years of production, it saw three generations of trucks. In 2000, the Dakota was nominated for the North American Truck of the Year award.

For other Dodge models, see our Dodge key fob battery page.

MODELFOBYEARSBATTERYBUY BATTERY
DakotaFixed Key2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011CR2032Check on Amazon
DakotaPear-Shaped1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004CR2016Check on Amazon

How to replace the Dodge Dakota “Fixed Key” key fob battery (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)

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What you will need:

  • 1x CR2032 battery
  • Flat-head screwdriver

Locate the small indentation on the bottom-left side of the key fob. Take a flathead screwdriver, insert it into this slot, and turn it like a key. The two halves of the device will come apart. Next, carefully remove the rubber piece with the buttons on it.

Now that you are inside, use your screwdriver to carefully remove the battery. Take a new CR2032 battery and click it into place positive side down. Finally, put the rubber piece back in place and click the face of the device back on. That’s all it takes, nice work!

This is the battery for this Dodge Dakota “Fixed Key” key fob:

Amazon Basics 4 Pack CR2032 3 Volt Lithium Coin Cell Battery
  • One pack of (4) lithium coin cell batteries; CR2032 cell size
  • 8-year leak-free shelf life, ideal for watches, calculators, key fobs, Apple TV remotes, and other small electronics
  • Replacement for BR2032, DL2032, and ECR2032

How to replace the Dodge Dakota “Pear-Shaped” key fob battery (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)

Scroll down to see a full video tutorial or keep reading for a step by step guide.

What you will need:

  • 2x CR2016 batteries
  • Flat-head screwdriver

Find the slot on the bottom right side of the key fob. Insert a flathead screwdriver into the slot and twist until the two halves of the device come apart. Now, use your fingernail or screwdriver to remove both of the batteries. Next, click two CR2016 batteries into place, one on top of the other, both positive side up. All you need to do now is click the two halves of the key fob back together. That’s all it takes.

This is the battery for this Dodge Dakota “Pear-Shaped” key fob:

Amazon Basics 2 Pack CR2016 3 Volt Lithium Coin Cell Battery
  • One pack of (2) CR2016 lithium coin cell batteries for small electronic devices
  • Powers devices such as watches, calculators, sporting goods, games, medical devices, and more
  • Long-lasting, reliable battery life; performs in extreme temperatures