1997 Audi A8 Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

1997 Audi A8 Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Remote key fob grant access to your A8. Once the keyless entry remote battery is dead or weak you will not to be able close car remotely. In this article, we outlined how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace your Audi key battery.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote require

Before starting disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 2xCR1620 batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR1620 batteries

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny coin battery. Open the key if it is in the key fob. Your keyless entry remote key can be unmounted with slide.

Gently try to open your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Change 2xCR1620 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries inside fob’s shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you place battery wrong way.

After the new batteries installed, check key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to put the two halves together 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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Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Audi A8 use 2xCR1620 batteries. Most CR1620 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1997 Audi A8 key yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

The price to change the battery in remote key fob is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least every three or four years. The term of battery vary on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your Audi fob's battery more than 4 years old, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced or key fob buttons not working, it's probably battery change inside keyless entry remote required. Currently installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not help, key change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: MYT8Z0 837 231 | MZ2 410 819 6
  2. Models: 1997-1999 Audi A8