Replace key fob battery

Over the past week, the light on the instrument cluster warning me to replace the key fob battery has been coming on.  So today I purchased a CR2025 coin cell battery and took the key fob apart.

It’s a DIY job and doesn’t require a trip to your dealer –

  • Remove the auxiliary key from the fob.
  • Separate the two halves of the fob with a small flat head screwdriver.
  • Remove the circular battery cap being careful not to damage the rubber ring underneath.
  • Remove the old battery and replace with new one (+ side facing up).
  • Replace the battery cap.
  • Snap the fob back together.
  • Replace the auxiliary key.
Share this article:

You may also like...

Have your say...

Before clicking the Submit button below, please read the current privacy policy.
The name and comment you submit may be shown on this and other websites.
Your name and email address are required; your email address will not be shown.
If you have created an avatar at it will be shown with your comment.

1 Response

  1. 20 May 2018

    […] JT does a good tutorial for anyone considering changing the fob battery, Replace key fob battery ? […]