For most people, the death of their key fob batteries is what brings them to the realization that their key fobs are powered by batteries. At this point, they are unable to lock or unlock their car door. Does this describe you? Has your key fob stopped working properly? Then, no worries!
Changing your Jeep Compass key fob battery is not as difficult as you may think. Luckily, you’re about to find out just how easy the process is in this blog. The best part? It’s free and you get to save yourself a dealership cost.
Keep reading to discover the well-detailed step-by-step guides or watch the videos for your exact vehicle and jeep key fob battery type.
For other Jeep models, see our Jeep key fob battery page.
How to Replace the Jeep Compass “Rounded” Key Fob Battery (2017-2020)
This one is a pretty easy process. Scroll down to see a full video tutorial or keep reading for a step-by-step guide for your Jeep compass key fob battery replacement.
What you will need:
1x CR2032 battery
Step 1: Remove the emergency key
First step—flip the key fob to the back and pull the silver switch to release the internal key.
Step 2: Separate the key fob
Next, insert your small flathead screwdriver into the keyhole/slot, and twist. This will separate each cover of the device into two halves.
Step 3: Remove the dead battery
Using the corner of the same screwdriver, gently lift the old battery out of its housing.
Step 4: Insert the new battery
Take a new battery (CR2032) and slide it into place with the positive side down. Ensure you push it in towards the circuit board or metal component.
Step 5: Reassemble the key fob
Finally, in reverse order, put the two halves of the device back together. Return the emergency key and you’re done.
Great job there! Now, test your new key fob to ensure it works just fine. Did it? Yes? Go ahead and enjoy your car with a keyless entry.
This is the battery for this Jeep Compass “Rounded” key fob:
How to Replace the Jeep Compass “Fixed Key” Key Fob Battery (2007-2021)
This is another simple process. Scroll down to see a full video tutorial or keep reading for a step-by-step guide on Jeep compass key fobs battery replacement.
What you will need:
1x CR2032 battery
Step 1: Separate the key fob
This has no internal key so the first thing is to locate the small indentation on the bottom-left side of the key fob. When you find it, insert your flathead screwdriver, and turn it like a key. The two halves of the device will come apart.
Step 2: Remove the battery
To access the battery. carefully remove the rubber piece with the buttons on it. Now that you’re inside, use your screwdriver to carefully remove the dead battery.
Step 3: Replace the battery with a new one
Take a new battery (CR2032) and slide it into place with the positive side down.
Step 4: Reassemble the device
The last thing is to put the rubber piece back in place and click each cover of the key fob back on.
Congrats! The process is complete and you’ve just successfully replaced your dead key fob battery with a new one. Be sure to verify its functionality by opening your car door with it. You can also press any button for the power to come on.
This is the battery for this Jeep Compass “Fixed Key” key fob:
How do I change the battery in my Jeep Compass key fob?
You can easily replace the battery in every Jeep Compass containing a key fob by following the above step-by-step instructions. The guides are super helpful and straightforward.
What kind of battery does my Jeep key fob take?
The Jeep Compass has certain battery types. This is used with a CR2032 battery with a 3 Volt Lithium Battery. It is sometimes called the “Coin Cell” battery based on its tiny size or round form. These batteries measure 20-32mm in width and are 3mm high at affordable prices.
How long should my Jeep compass key fob battery last?
In most cases, your Jeep key fob battery should last about 3 to 4 years. However, factors like age, brand, and frequency of use can all contribute to the longevity of a key fob battery.
If your key fob tends to develop faults easily, you might need to consult the service of a professional. These may signals for other serious problems.
Where can I buy a new key fob battery for my Jeep Compas?
The good thing about CR2032 batteries is that they are pretty common and, hence, can be easily found in different locations. Some of these places to purchase a CR2032 battery include Grocery stores, automotive shops, home improvement stores, department stores, and online retail stores, such as Amazon.
I have provided the link to getting your CR2032 battery on amazon above. Scroll up, click on the link, and get yours at an affordable price.
Replacing your compass key fob batteries has never been easier with the guides provided above. As long as you’re using the same battery type for the car generation, you should get your key fob working in no time. Finally, don’t forget to test the device on your vehicle as soon as you finish replacing the battery.