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.

MODELFOBYEARSBATTERYBUY
Santa FeFlip2019, 2020CR2032Check on Amazon
Santa FeEgg-Shaped2019, 2020CR2032Check on Amazon
Santa FeTrapezoidal2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018CR2032Check on Amazon
Santa Fe2-Button2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012CR2032Check on Amazon

How to replace the Hyundai Santa Fe “Flip” key fob battery (2019, 2020)

The 2019 key fob for the Santa Fe has a newer version of the flip key.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:


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How to replace the Hyundai Santa Fe “Egg-Shaped” smart key fob battery (2019, 2020)

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

What you will need:
• 1x CR2032 battery
• Flat-head screwdriver

To open your key fob, first remove the internal key. Pull the little lever on the back of the fob and pull it out. Under the hole that the key came from, there is an indentation or slot. Insert a flat-head screwdriver into the slot and twist to separate the two halves of the key fob. Pull the pieces of plastic apart until you have access to the inside.

Use your screwdriver to push on the bottom of the battery. Push until the battery comes free. Take a new CR2032 battery and slide it into place just as it was before. Make sure your battery is face-up. Now, just click the two halves of your key fob back together and you’re done. No so bad, was it?


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How to replace the Hyundai Santa Fe “Trapezoidal” smart key fob battery (2013-2019)

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:

This is the battery for this Santa Fe flip key fob:


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How to replace the Hyundai Santa Fe “2-Button” key fob battery (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)

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

What you will need:
• 1x CR2032 battery
• Flat-head screwdriver

Changing the battery in this key fob is very simple. First, look at the top of the key fob, above the light. There’s a slot that we can use to open the device. Take a flat-head screwdriver, insert it into the slot, and twist. The key fob will pop open, giving you access to the battery.

Now, just use your screwdriver to push on the bottom of the battery. Push until the battery is loose enough to remove with your fingers. Take a brand-new CR2032 battery and push it into place, face-up, under the metal housing until it’s snugly in place. Finally, click the two halves of the key fob back together. Test your battery by pushing a button on the key fob, if the light comes on, you did everything right and you’re good to go. Nice work!


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