See how to change the key fob battery in any Hyundai Santa Fe model. For other Hyundai models see the Hyundai Fob Battery page.
The Santa Fe is one of Hyundai’s most popular SUV models. The Santa Fe has always used the same key battery in all of it’s models over the years, the old reliable CR2032 is what you’ll need to change.
|Model||Trims||Generation||Years||Key Fob Type||SubType||Rechargeable? Ease of change||Battery||Buy|
|Santa Fe||Delta V6||1st||2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006||Keyless Entry Remote||No Key||No||CR2032||Check on Amazon|
|Santa Fe||GLS, SE, Limited||2nd||2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012||Keyless Entry Remote||No Key||No||CR2032||Check on Amazon|
|Santa Fe||Santa Fe Sport, SE, Limited||3rd||2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018||Smart Keyless Entry||No Key||No||CR2032||Check on Amazon|
|Santa Fe||Santa Fe Sport, SE, Limited||3rd||2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018||Keyless Entry Flip||Flip Key||No||CR2032||Check on Amazon|
|Santa Fe||Santa Fe Sport, SE, Limited||4th||2019-Present||Smart Keyless Entry||No Key||No||CR2032||Check on Amazon|
How to replace the 2019 Flip Key fob battery
The 2019 key fob for the Santa Fe has a newer version of the flip key. This fob also takes a CR2032 battery. Replacing the battery does require a small screwdriver set to get access to the battery compartment. Here’s a video on replacing the battery:
How to replace the 3rd Generation Santa Fe (2013-2019) Smart Key fob battery
The smart key fob introduced in the 3rd generation 2013 model has a valet key you need to remove before accessing the battery. Here’s a video that shows how to pry open the fob to get to the CR2032 battery to change:
How to replace the 3rd Generation Santa Fe (2013-2019) Flip Key fob battery
The Flip key takes the same CR2032 replacement battery as the Smart Key.
How to replace the 2nd Generation Santa Fe (2007-2012) Flip Key fob battery
The 2nd generation Santa Fe only has a keyless entry remote, without a key. You’ll need a CR2032 to replace the battery in this remote. There is no integrated key in this fob.