How to Replace the Battery in a 2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Key Fob

Remote key fob allow easy access to your CL500. If the keyless entry remote battery is weak you will not to be able close doors from distance. In this case, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly your car key fob and change a dead or weak battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near CL500, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have tools and materials required before you start.

What type battery does 2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 remote key fob required

Replacing batteries in remote key fob require flat head screwdriver and 2 CR2025 batteries. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • 2xCR2025 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your CL500's keyless entry remote

A small coin battery installed inside the your key fob. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Accurately try to pry apart your fob with pry tools. Remove 2 CR2025 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old batteries with fresh one CR2025. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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FAQ

Keyless entry remote of Mercedes-Benz CL500 require 2xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $5 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

The cost to replace the battery inside remote key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

You should change batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least every 4 years. The term of battery differ on usage time, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

These signs will warn you that it's possible time to replace battery in your 2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500: low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: IYZ VECTOR
  2. Models: 2001-2006 Mercedes-Benz CL500