1998 Acura SLX Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1998 Acura SLX Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your Acura key is no longer working correct, the cell battery more likely must to be replaced. Below, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace a weak battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near SLX, follow our guide, but first make sure you have all you need before you start.

What type battery does 1998 Acura SLX key fob required

Before starting disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver, phillips head screwdriver and two CR2016 batteries.
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's key fob

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny button battery. Unscrew the back of the keyless entry remote. Spin the keyless entry remote over and find for at least one fastener holding in the plastic.

Accurately try to disassemble your key with pry tools. Remove CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Change old batteries with fresh one CR2016. 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 position on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new batteries installed, check remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw fastener in the back of the key fob.

How to replace the battery video guide

How To Replace Acura SLX Key Fob Battery 1998 1999

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Acura SLX require 2xCR2016 batteries. Price for CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after 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.

Yes, you can change battery in your 1998 Acura SLX keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

The price to replace the battery inside keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Acura SLX at least once in three years. lifespan of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These signs will alert you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 1998 Acura SLX: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: HYQ1512R
  2. Models: 1998-1999 Acura SLX