2001 Acura RL Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2001 Acura RL Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Remote key fob allow access to your auto. When the key fob battery is weak you lose your fob’s ability to control remote functions. Below, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open your key fob and replace a dead or weak battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near RL, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check tools and materials required before you start.

What kind of battery key fob use

Prior to disassembly key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 1xCR2025 battery, flat head screwdriver and phillips head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver

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

A small coin cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Unscrew the back of the key fob. Spin the key fob over and look for at least one fastener holding in the plastic.

Accurately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove one CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in keyless entry fob's body. 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.

When the new battery installed, check remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your case pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your keyless entry remote case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step. Screw the back of the remote key fob.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2001 Acura RL Video

Acura RL Key Fob Battery Replacement (1996 - 2004)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Acura RL require 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, after key battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2001 Acura RL. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

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

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Acura RL at least every three years. The lifetime of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These symptoms will warn you that it's possible time to change battery in your 2001 Acura RL: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWT72147KA
  2. Models: 1996-2001 Acura RL