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Old 04-16-2015, 07:07 PM
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Key Fob Battery

I am over the key fob battery reportedly short life span.
I continually get "Key Battery Low" message on the EVIC.
Also get the message when using the rarely used Spare Key Fob.
Replaced the battery in the fob, but still receive the message.
Tested battery voltage, and reads 3.0V.
I therefore suspect this it really an issue with the Passive Entry Antenna located in the boot area.
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Old 04-20-2015, 06:14 AM
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Re: Key Fob Battery

Yep...........me too!!
I randomly get the same warning in the EVIC, even after I've just had the battery replaced. Touch wood it hasn't appeared for a couple of months now though..
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My wife just called me and told me she got a key battery low beep in the Jeep. What kind of battery is it? Its a 2013, is that a normal amount of time for the battery to last?
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Old 04-23-2015, 12:20 AM
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Re: Key Fob Battery

It is a CR2032 3Volt battery.
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Re: Key Fob Battery

We used to have that problem, but not anymore.

We had it fixed over the Christmas period when Jeep had our Overland for 4 weeks.

Oh, thats right, thats when the dash had to be removed 3 times back to firewall just so the guys could get to the back of the push start button. It was the solonoide or something or other that made the push button engage the starter that was faulty.

I hope it was just a coincidence for me and no one has to deal with.
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Sounds like a drastic fix.
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I should have just kept replacing the batteries.
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