Dodge Journey: Start The Engine With Dead Key Fob

Key fobs are beneficial as they allow you to lock and unlock your Dodge Journey with the click of a button. However, if the battery goes dead how do you start your vehicle? No worries, we got you covered. Follow these steps below to enter and start your Dodge Journey with a dead key fob.

  1. Turn the fob over to reveal the latch located at the TOP BACK of the fob.
  2. Slide the latch to the side then REMOVE the key.

  3. Use the key to UNLOCK the vehicle door.
  4. Place the key fob on the START button, PUSH in and press the BRAKE to start the vehicle.

*Although the battery in the fob is dead, the vehicle will, in fact, recognize the fob.

**NOTE: If you are unable to enter and start the vehicle with the dead key fob on the first try, REPEAT the steps. If you are still unsuccessful, contact the dealership for assistance or consult your vehicle user’s manual. 

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