How to Open Your 1994 Volkswagen Jetta Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 1994 Volkswagen Jetta Key Fob and Change Battery

If your car key fob is no longer working perfectly, the cell battery more likely needs to be changed. In this post, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace a weak battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Jetta, use this instruction, but don't forget to check everything you need.

What type battery does 1994 Volkswagen Jetta key fob required

Replacing batteries in remote key fob require 2xCR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A small button cell battery installed in the your key fob. Carefully try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove 2xCR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries in keyless entry fob's case. Battery must be placed with the same position as was a previous. Your key will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all functions works by testing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Remote key fob of Volkswagen Jetta require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery change, reprogramming not required. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 1994 Volkswagen Jetta. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

Dealer service cost for replace the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the make.

Keyless entry remote batteries in modern cars should be changed every three or four years, also this will vary based on usage and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

If your car need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working or fob's battery more than 4 years old, it's probably battery replace in key fob needed. Installed battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

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