2007 MINI Cooper Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide
Keyless entry remote allow access to your MINI. Once the keyless entry remote battery is dead or weak you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use distance opening function. In this post, we outlined how to open your key fob and change your MINI key battery.
What is the battery key fob requireDon't forget before disassembly remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: one VL2020 battery, glue for plastics, flux, soldering wire, carpet knife, soldering iron and flat head screwdriver.
- flat head screwdriver
- soldering iron
- 1xVL2020 battery
- razor knife
- soldering wire
Step by step instruction
A button cell battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. To open this remote key fob you need scoring the edges with boxcutter first.
Accurately try to open your fob with flat head screwdriver. VL2020 is rechargeable battery. To remove it from a keyless entry remote soldering iron required.
Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.
Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.
At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your body two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step. Glue the back of the remote key fob.
Video of key fob disassembly
Mini Cooper key fob Battery Replacement
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