2001 Audi TT Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2001 Audi TT Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your car key fob isn't open doors correct, the battery more likely must to be replaced. In this article, we demonstrate how to open Audi keyless entry remote and change a weak or dead battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near TT, use this instruction, but don't forget to check tools and materials required.

What size battery does 2001 Audi TT keyless entry remote take

Don't forget before open remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 2xCR1620 batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR1620 batteries

Simple steps to change the battery in your TT's keyless entry remote

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny coin cell battery. Open key first, and then try to pry apart the key fob. Your key fob key can be unmounted with slide.

Delicately try to open your fob with pry tools. Remove 2xCR1620 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries in fob’s body. Battery must be placed with the same position as was a previous. Your key will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that everything working properly by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

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

Video of keyless entry remote opening

How To Replace A 2000 - 2005 Audi TT Key Fob Battery FCC ID MYT8Z0 837 231

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Audi TT use 2xCR1620 batteries. Most CR1620 batteries are under $5 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your key fob battery is simple to do in 2001 Audi TT. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

The cost to replace the battery in remote key fob can run anywhere 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 TT at least once in three years. The lifetime of battery vary on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

These symptoms will alert you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2001 Audi TT: 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: MYT8Z0 837 231 | MZ2 410 819 6
  2. Models: 2000-2005 Audi TT