1998 Audi A6 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1998 Audi A6 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Keyless entry remote grant easy access to your A6. Once the key fob battery is dead you will not to be able unlock doors from distance. It's not difficult to change the battery in your keyless entry remote with our instruction. Everything you need is outlined in this post.

What type battery does 1998 Audi A6 key fob take

Before you start to open remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 2xCR1620 batteries.
  • 2xCR1620 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your A6's remote key fob

A tiny coin battery installed inside the your key fob. Open the key if it is in the keyless entry remote. Your keyless entry remote key can be extracted with slide.

Accurately try to pry apart your fob with pry tools. Remove two CR1620 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries 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 connect battery wrong way.

After the new batteries installed, verify keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working good, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Audi A6 require 2xCR1620 batteries. Most CR1620 batteries are under $5 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.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 1998 Audi A6 key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

The price to replace the battery inside keyless entry remote is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Audi A6 at least once in four years. lifespan of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

These symptoms will warn you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your Audi A6: low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: MYT8Z0 837 231 | MZ2 410 819 6
  2. Models: 1998-2004 Audi A6