How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Honda Insight Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Honda Insight Key Fob

Remote key fob grant easy access to your Insight. Once the key fob battery is weak you will not to be able unlock doors remotely. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your keyless entry remote, and it’s easier than you think. All you need is outlined in this post.

What kind of battery key fob require

Changing battery in remote key fob require flat head screwdriver, CR2025 battery and phillips head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A button battery installed inside the your key fob. Remove fasteners on the back of the key fob. Flip the key fob over and find for at least 1 screw holding in the plastic.

Carefully try to disassemble your key with pry tools. Replace 1xCR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2025. 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.

When the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working properly, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your case pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your fob body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step. Screw the back of the key fob.

How to replace the battery video instruction

How To Change A Honda Insight Key Fob Battery (2010-2013)

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Honda Insight require 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after remote key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2006 Honda Insight keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

The cost to change the battery inside remote key fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Honda Insight should be replaced every 3-4 years, also this will vary based on usage and battery quality. If your remote key fob decreased 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 2006 Honda Insight: key fob buttons not working, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: E4EG8DJ
  2. Models: 2000-2006 Honda Insight