Kia Soul: Battery replacement - Smart key - Features of your vehicleKia Soul: Battery replacement

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's 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. Pry open the rear cover of the smart key.
2. Replace the battery with a new battery (CR2032). When replacing the battery, make sure the battery positive “+” symbol faces down as indicated in the illustration.
3. Install the battery in the reverse order of removal.

The smart key is designed to give you years of trouble-free use, however it can malfunction if exposed to moisture or static electricity. If you are unsure how to use or replace the battery, contact an authorized Kia dealer.

Using the wrong battery can cause the smart key to malfunction. Be sure to use the correct battery.

If you suspect that your smart key might have sustained some damage, or you feel your smart key is not working correctly, contact an authorized Kia dealer.

An inappropriately disposed battery can be harmful to the environment and human health.

Dispose the battery according to your local law(s) or regulation.

CAUTION - Smart key damage

Do not drop, wet or expose the smart key to heat or sunlight.

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