Kia Sorento: Battery replacement - Smart key - Features of your vehicle - Kia Sorento XM Owners ManualKia Sorento: Battery replacement

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Smart key / Battery replacement

A smart key battery should last for several years, but if the smart key is not


A smart key battery should last for several years, but if the smart key is not working properly, try replacing the battery with a new one. If you are unsure how to use your smart key or replace the battery, contact an authorized Kia dealer.

1. Remove the mechanical key.

2. Pry open the rear cover.

3. Replace the battery with a new battery (CR2032). When replacing the battery, make sure the battery position.

4. Install the battery in the reverse order of removal.


CAUTION - Smart key damage

Do not drop, get wet or expose the smart key to heat or sunlight, or it will be damaged.

Smart key precautions
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