1996 Acura RL Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1996 Acura RL Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your Acura key is no longer unlock doors correct, the cell battery likely needs to be changed. It's not difficult to change the battery in your remote key fob DIY. All you need is described in this post.

What size battery does 1996 Acura RL key fob required

Before going to disassembly key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: CR2025 battery, flat head screwdriver and phillips head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your RL's key fob

A button cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Remove screw on the back of the remote key fob. Flip the key fob over and find for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Accurately try to open your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1 CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in keyless entry fob's shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all functions works by testing buttons on remote key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to put the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your key shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw fastener in the back of the remote key fob.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1996 Acura RL Video

Acura RL Key Fob Battery Replacement (1996 - 2004)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Acura RL use 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery replace. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your key fob battery is simple to do in 1996 Acura RL. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

Auto repair shop's price for change the battery in key is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed once in three or four years, but this will differ based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

If your car has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working or signal strength reduced, in most cases battery replace inside key fob needed. Current battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix, fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWT72147KA
  2. Models: 1996-2001 Acura RL