What Is Kia Picanto Key Fob Replacement And Why Is Everyone Speakin' About It?

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How to Replace a Kia Sportage Replacement Key

The key of a lot of Kia models has the keyless entry feature built into. The key is usually akin to a remote control and can be exchanged by a new one purchased from a Kia dealer or locksmith.

Key fobs can stop working due to a number of reasons, including the battery being dead, worn-out buttons, signal interference or water damage. Here are some tips to help you get your kia ceed key fob sportage replacement key working once more.

How to replace the remote key or smart key

The battery inside your Kia’s smart key will eventually require to be replaced, whether it is a remote key, a push-to-start key or a regular metal key that does not contain transponder. This is particularly when your car shows a message that states the remote or smart keys aren’t powered.

It’s an easy procedure. In order to replace the battery on the key fob remove the mechanical key from the slit at the back of the key fob and remove the cover. A small screw is inside the key fob that holds the battery in place. Take out the old battery by removing the screw with the help of a small screwdriver. Then, you can insert the new battery and close the hole in the key fob.

Test the key fob by pressing the lock or unlock buttons. It’s okay If the doors lock and unlock as expected. You can now take advantage of the hands-free lock/unlock feature on your Kia whenever your fingers feel cold or you need to go on errands around Brandon.

Not all key fobs may need to be programmed (transponder chips or smart keys). This requires a computer, which is only available to the locksmith for cars or dealer. Other keys (non-transponder metal keys) don’t require programming. If your key needs to be reprogrammed, then you will need to know the key code number that is stamped on the key code tag and then record the number in a secure place.

How to replace the battery

If your Kia key fob isn’t responding when you press the lock or unlock button on the fob, this is a signal that the battery should be replaced. A low battery may cause other issues, such as the check engine light turning on or the engine not turning properly. It is quite simple to replace key fob batteries using just a few simple tools.

Before you begin the process be sure that your vehicle is turned off and all doors are shut. Locate the small metal or plastic piece that is on the bottom of your key fob and jiggle it until a metal key slides out. The key can be put into the driver door handle to unlock your car.

To replace the battery in the key fob, remove the cover on the rear. Use a plastic pry tool to remove the latch that holds the black negative cable. Remove the old battery, and then place the new battery so that its “+” side faces you and the “-” negative side is facing the fob’s electrical contacts. Push the new CR2032 battery straight into position with care to avoid using too much force to avoid damaging or bending the metal contacts.

Once the new battery has been installed then turn the key fob off and back on in the ignition several times until the door locks cycle. You can then test your kia sportage key fob‘s key fob once more to ensure it’s working as intended.

How to replace the smart key?

You can have a standard keyfob or a Smart Key, based on the model of Kia Sportage. The difference is that the smart fob has tiny mechanical key blade that is hidden inside, while the standard fob does not. Both key fobs contain batteries that eventually need to be changed. This is a straightforward process that takes just two minutes.

Before you get started, you will want to make sure that you are on a level surface with sufficient lighting and that your Kia is turned off. Keep in mind that the fob can contain small parts that can fall should you not be careful.

The small release button is located on the lower backside. It will be a circular button or a rectangular slot. When you press it mechanical key blade, it will appear and you will be able to open the key fob.

Once you have the key fob open, you can simply remove the old battery, and replace it. The new battery is a CR-2032 that can be bought online or from your local auto parts store. Once you’re done, your key fob should allow you to lock the vehicle, unlock it, and then start your vehicle, even if it isn’t running.

How do I replace the mechanical key?

The Kia keyfob can be a fantastic convenience, allowing us to lock or unlock our car by simply pressing a button. Like any other device it will encounter issues at times. Luckily, there are ways to fix these issues and ensure that our key fobs are in good condition for the long run.

One of the most frequently encountered problems is a weak or dead battery. The battery could cause the device to stop working or work intermittently. If this happens then try replacing the battery with a new one.

If this does not resolve the issue, you can use an ordinary screwdriver with a flat head to wedge the plastic casing of the fob open. Be cautious not to damage any internal components or scratch the plastic. When the battery is open, carefully take off the battery that was removed and replace it with a brand new one.

Close and open the door with the mechanical key. (Every Kia fob comes with a spare mechanical key which will fit into the slot). Test the key fob to ensure it’s functioning properly. If the device not working, contact an expert locksmith or dealer to resolve the issue. To avoid locking outs in the future, make sure you get an emergency key that will be able to work with all door and trunk cylinders.