1999 Volkswagen Beetle Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

1999 Volkswagen Beetle Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Key fob grant access to your auto. If the key fob battery is discharged you not to be able unlock doors remotely. In this case, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open your key fob and replace a discharged battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Beetle, follow our guide, but don't forget to check tools and materials required before you start.

What type battery does 1999 Volkswagen Beetle key fob required

Changing battery in remote key fob require 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small coin cell battery. Accurately try to pry apart your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same position as was a previous. Your remote key fob will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. If your key body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Remote key fob of Volkswagen Beetle require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 1999 Volkswagen Beetle. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

Dealer service cost for change the battery in key is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least once in 4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

If your auto fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or signal strength reduced, in most cases battery replace in keyless entry remote required. Currently installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, remote key fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NBG735868T
  2. Models: 1998-2001 Volkswagen Beetle