How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Volkswagen Rabbit Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Volkswagen Rabbit Key Fob

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your car. When the key battery is weak you’ll not to be able lock car remotely. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your remote key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All you need is described below.

What is the battery keyless entry remote require

Before starting disassembly remote key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

A tiny button cell battery installed in the your key fob. Open key first, and then try to pry apart the remote key fob.

Gently try to open your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Volkswagen Rabbit use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2006 Volkswagen Rabbit. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

The price to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is in range $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Volkswagen Rabbit should be replaced once in four years, also this will differ based on usage and quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

If your Volkswagen has low key battery indicator on dashboard, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, key fob buttons not working or signal strength reduced, it's probably battery change inside key fob needed. Installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, remote key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NBG92596263
  2. Models: 2006-2009 Volkswagen Rabbit