Hyundai Santa Fe Key Fob Battery Remote Replacement (2001 – 2019)

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.

ModelTrimsGenerationYearsKey Fob TypeSubTypeRechargeable? Ease of changeBatteryBuy
Santa FeDelta V61st2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006Keyless Entry RemoteNo KeyNoCR2032Check on Amazon
Santa FeGLS, SE, Limited2nd2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012Keyless Entry RemoteNo KeyNoCR2032Check on Amazon
Santa FeSanta Fe Sport, SE, Limited3rd2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018Smart Keyless EntryNo KeyNoCR2032Check on Amazon
Santa FeSanta Fe Sport, SE, Limited3rd2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018Keyless Entry FlipFlip KeyNoCR2032Check on Amazon
Santa FeSanta Fe Sport, SE, Limited4th2019-PresentSmart Keyless EntryNo KeyNoCR2032Check 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The 2019 key fob for the Santa Fe has a newer version of the flip key.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:


Buy CR 2032 Replacement Battery on Amazon

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:

Santa Fe 2013-2018 Key Fob Battery Changing
Santa Fe Smart Keyless Entry Key Fob


Buy CR 2032 Replacement Battery on Amazon

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.