2004 Acura RL Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2004 Acura RL Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Key fob grant easy access to your car. Once the key fob battery is dead you will not to be able open doors remotely. In this case, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly Acura keyless entry remote and change a dead or weak battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near RL, follow our guide, but don't forget to check everything you need before you start.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote use

Before going to open keyless entry remote be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver, phillips head screwdriver and CR2025 battery.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your RL's keyless entry remote

A small coin battery installed in the your remote key fob. Unscrew the back of the keyless entry remote. Spin the keyless entry remote over and look for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Carefully try to pry apart your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2025. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was an old. Your remote key fob will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that everything working good by pressing buttons on key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your key case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step. Screw fastener in the back of the key fob.

Video of remote key fob opening

Acura RL Key Fob Battery Replacement (1996 - 2004)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Acura RL require 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2004 Acura RL remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

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

Key fob batteries in Acura RL should be replaced once in 4 years, but this will vary based on usage and build quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

If your car need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, it's probably battery replace in key fob needed. Currently installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not help, key change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: E4EG8D-444H-A
  2. Models: 2002-2004 Acura RL