How to Replace the Battery in a 1993 Volkswagen Cabrio Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1993 Volkswagen Cabrio Key Fob

If your car key fob is not unlock doors correct, the battery more likely must to be changed. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your key fob, and itโ€™s easier than you think. All you need is described in this post.

What size battery does 1993 Volkswagen Cabrio keyless entry remote required

Changing batteries in key fob require 2 CR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A small coin cell battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Accurately try to disassemble your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries inside keyless entry fob's body. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

When the new batteries installed, verify remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Volkswagen Cabrio use 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after remote key fob battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 1993 Volkswagen Cabrio. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The cost to replace the battery inside remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

Key fob batteries in Volkswagen Cabrio should be changed once in three years, also this will differ based on their amount of use and build quality. If your keyless entry remote shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

If your Cabrio fob's battery more than 4 years old, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, key fob buttons not working or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, it's probably battery change in key fob needed. Currently installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NBG 730956 T
  2. Models: 1993-2002 Volkswagen Cabrio