Dodge Charger: KEYS / Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob

Dodge Charger 2011-2023 Owner's Manual / GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE / KEYS / Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob

The recommended replacement battery is one CR2032 battery.


  • Customers are recommended to use a battery obtained from Mopar®. Aftermarket coin battery dimensions may not meet the original OEM coin battery dimensions.
  • Perchlorate Material — special handling may apply. See ouswaste/perchlorate for further informa- tion.
  • Do not touch the battery terminals that are on the back housing or the printed circuit board.
  1. Remove the emergency key (2) by sliding the emergency key release (1) on the back of the key fob and pulling the emergency key out with your other hand.

    Dodge Charger. Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob

    1. Emergency Key Release Button
    2. Emergency Key
  2. Separate the key fob halves using a #2 flat blade screwdriver or a coin, and gently pry the two halves of the key fob apart. Make sure not to damage the seal during removal.

    Dodge Charger. Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob

    Dodge Charger. Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob

  3. Remove the back cover to access and replace the battery. When replacing the battery, match the (+) sign on the battery to the (+) sign on the inside of the battery clip, located on the back cover. Avoid touching the new battery with your fingers. Skin oils may cause battery deterioration. If you touch a battery, clean it with rubbing alcohol.
  4. To assemble the key fob case, snap the two halves together.


The integrated key fob contains a coin cell battery. Do not ingest the battery; there is a chemical burn hazard. If the coin cell battery is swallowed, it can cause severe internal burns in just two hours and can lead to death.

If you think a battery may have been swal- lowed or placed inside any part of the body, seek immediate medical attention.

Keep new and used batteries away from children. If the battery compartment does not close securely, stop using the product and keep it away from children.

    To Lock/Unlock The Doors And Trunk

    Push and release the unlock button on the key fob once to unlock the driver’s door, or twice within five seconds to unlock all the doors and the trunk...

    Programming And Requesting Additional Key Fobs

    Programming the key fob may be performed by an authorized dealer. NOTE: Once a key fob is programmed to a vehicle, it cannot be re-purposed and reprogrammed to another vehicle...

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