How to Replace the Battery in a 2005 Volkswagen Phaeton Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2005 Volkswagen Phaeton Key Fob

Remote key fob grant easy access to your Volkswagen. If the key battery is weak or dead you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote opening function. Below, we demonstrate how to open your remote key fob and replace a dead or weak battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near Phaeton, use this instruction, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What size battery does 2005 Volkswagen Phaeton remote key fob take

Prior to disassembly key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

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

Delicately try to open your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s body. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that all functions works by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your keyless entry remote body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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How To Replace Volkswagon Phaeton Key Fob Battery 2004 2005 2006

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Volkswagen Phaeton use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2005 Volkswagen Phaeton. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

Auto repair shop's cost for replace the battery in key is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

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

If your Volkswagen has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, fob's battery more than 4 years old or key fob buttons not working, in most cases battery change inside remote key fob needed. Currently installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help, remote key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NBG 735868 T | NBG92596263
  2. Models: 2004-2006 Volkswagen Phaeton