2001 Volkswagen Cabrio Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2001 Volkswagen Cabrio Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your car key fob is no longer unlock doors perfectly, the cell battery more likely must to be changed. It's not difficult to change the battery in your key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All you need is described in this article.

What size battery does 2001 Volkswagen Cabrio keyless entry remote take

Before starting open remote key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: 2 CR1620 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • 2xCR1620 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A coin battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Open the key if it is in the key fob.

Carefully try to disassemble your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace two CR1620 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old batteries with new one CR1620. Battery must be installed with the same position as was an old. Your remote key fob will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

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

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

How to change the battery video instruction

How To Replace Volkswagen Cabrio Key Fob Battery 1998 1999 2000 2001

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Volkswagen Cabrio use 2xCR1620 batteries. Most CR1620 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2001 Volkswagen Cabrio keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Dealer service pricing for change the battery in key is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Volkswagen Cabrio at least every four years. The lifetime of battery vary on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells usually will last longer.

If your Volkswagen has low key battery indicator on dashboard, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, fob's battery more than 4 years old or key fob buttons not working, it's probably battery change in remote key fob needed. Current battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NBG 8137 T
  2. Models: 2000-2002 Volkswagen Cabrio