2000 Volkswagen Jetta Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2000 Volkswagen Jetta Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Remote key fob grant easy access to your Volkswagen. When the keyless entry remote battery is dead you will lose your fob’s ability to use remote opening function. In this article, you will benefit from knowing how to open your key fob and replace a weak battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Jetta, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check tools and materials required before you start.

What size battery does 2000 Volkswagen Jetta key fob take

Replacing battery in remote key fob require flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny coin battery. Accurately try to open your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key fob disassembly

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FAQ

Key fob of Volkswagen Jetta use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after key battery replace, reprogramming not required. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2000 Volkswagen Jetta. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The price to replace the battery inside key fob can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

Key fob batteries in Volkswagen Jetta should be replaced once in 3-4 years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

These signs will warning you that it's probably time to change battery in your 2000 Volkswagen Jetta: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NBG735868T
  2. Models: 1999.5-2001 Volkswagen Jetta