How to Replace the Battery in a 2008 Acura RL Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2008 Acura RL Key Fob

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your car. When the key fob battery is discharged you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote opportunities. Below, you will benefit from knowing how to open Acura key fob and change a discharged battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near RL, follow our guide, but first make sure you have all you need.

What size battery does 2008 Acura RL key fob required

Changing batteries in key fob require phillips head screwdriver, flat head screwdriver and CR2025 batteries. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2025 batteries

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's key fob

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny coin battery. Remove fasteners on the back of the remote key fob. Spin the keyless entry remote over and look for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Accurately try to pry apart your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 2xCR2025 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Change old batteries with fresh one CR2025. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

When the new batteries installed, verify keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step. Screw fastener in the back of the keyless entry remote.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2008 Acura RL Video

How To Replace 2005 - 2012 Acura RL Key Fob Battery FCC ID ACJ8D8E24A04

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Acura RL require 2xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2008 Acura RL. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The cost to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Acura RL should be replaced once in 4 years, although this will vary based on usage and build quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will alert you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 2008 Acura RL: low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ACJ8D8E24A04
  2. Models: 2005-2012 Acura RL