How to Open Your 1999 Acura TL Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1999 Acura TL Key Fob & Change Battery

If your TL remote key fob is not unlock doors correct, the cell battery likely must to be replaced. In this post, we walks you through how to disassembly your key fob and change your Acura key battery.

What type battery key fob use

Prior to open remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver, 1xCR2025 battery and phillips head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A button cell battery installed in the your key fob. Remove screw on the back of the remote key fob. Spin the remote key fob over and look for at least one screw holding in the plastic.

Gently try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1 CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2025. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

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

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

How to change the battery video guide

DIY Acura TL Key Fob Battery Change - EASY!

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Acura TL require 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key 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 1999 Acura TL remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

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

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least every four years. lifespan of battery vary on usage time, operating conditions and quality.

If your auto need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working or fob's battery more than 4 years old, it's probably battery change inside remote key fob required. Installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, key replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: E4EG8D-444H-A
  2. Models: 1999-2003 Acura TL