How to Replace the Battery in a 2003 Honda Accord Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2003 Honda Accord Key Fob

If your car keyless entry remote isn't open doors perfectly, the cell battery surely must to be changed. In this case, you will benefit from knowing how to open your remote key fob and replace a discharged battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Accord, use this instruction, but first make sure you have tools and materials required before you start.

What type battery does 2003 Honda Accord remote key fob take

Before beginning disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: 1 CR1616 battery, phillips head screwdriver and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR1616 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A tiny button cell battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Unscrew the back of the key fob. Flip the remote key fob over and look for at least 1 screw holding in the plastic.

Carefully try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove 1xCR1616 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR1616. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that all is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw the back of the keyless entry remote.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Honda Accord require 1xCR1616 batteries. Price for CR1616 batteries are under $6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2003 Honda Accord. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

The cost to replace the battery in key can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

Key fob batteries in Honda Accord should be replaced every three or four years, but this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 2003 Honda Accord: signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, key fob buttons not working and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUCG8D-380H-A
  2. Models: 2003-2007 Honda Accord