How to Replace the Battery in a 2002 Acura CL Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2002 Acura CL Key Fob

If your auto keyless entry remote is no longer unlock doors properly, the battery likely must to be changed. In this post, we demonstrate how to open Acura key fob and change a weak or dead battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near CL, use this guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required before you start.

What kind of battery remote key fob use

Before starting disassembly remote key fob check all that you need: phillips head screwdriver, flat head screwdriver and CR2025 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2025 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny button battery. Unscrew the back of the keyless entry remote. Flip the keyless entry remote over and look for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Gently try to disassemble your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in keyless entry fob's case. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was an old. Your key will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, verify remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw the back of the remote key fob.

Video of key fob opening

How To Replace Acura CL Key Fob Battery 2002 2003

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Acura CL require 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $5 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2002 Acura CL. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

Dealer service cost for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced once in 3-4 years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and build quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These signs will warn you that it's probably time to change battery in your 2002 Acura CL: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: E4EG8D-444H-A
  2. Models: 2001-2003 Acura CL