How to Open Your 2005 Volkswagen Touareg Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2005 Volkswagen Touareg Key Fob and Change Battery

If your car remote key fob is not working well, the cell battery surely must to be replaced. In this post, we walks you through how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and change your Volkswagen key battery.

What type battery does 2005 Volkswagen Touareg remote key fob take

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

Step by step guide

A small button battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Open key first, and then try to pry apart the remote key fob.

Delicately try to open your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

After the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Keyless entry remote of Volkswagen Touareg require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2005 Volkswagen Touareg remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The price to change the battery inside key is $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Volkswagen Touareg at least once in four years. lifespan of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

These signs will warning you that it's probably time to change battery in your 2005 Volkswagen Touareg: low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NBG010206T
  2. Models: 2004-2016 Volkswagen Touareg