How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Acura CL Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Acura CL Key Fob

If your CL key is not unlock doors well, the cell battery most likely must to be changed. In this article, we described how to disassembly your car key fob and replace your Acura key battery step by step.

What type battery keyless entry remote require

Don't forget before disassembly remote key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: phillips head screwdriver, flat head screwdriver and CR2025 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small button battery. Remove fasteners on the back of the keyless entry remote. Spin the key fob over and look for at least one screw holding in the plastic.

Carefully try to disassemble your fob with pry tools. Remove 1xCR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2025. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw fastener in the back of the keyless entry remote.

Video of keyless entry remote opening

Acura CL Key Fob Battery Replacement (1997 - 2003)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Acura CL use 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $5 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after remote key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can change battery in your 1997 Acura CL key yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

Dealer service price for change the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

Keyless entry remote batteries in modern cars should be changed once in 3-4 years, but this will differ based on their amount of use and build quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

If your auto has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, it's probably battery change in keyless entry remote needed. Current battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not help, fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: A269ZUA108
  2. Models: 1997-1999 Acura CL