2008 Honda Civic Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2008 Honda Civic Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your car keyless entry remote is not open doors perfectly, the battery likely needs to be changed. It's not complicated 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 use

Before starting open key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: 2 CR2032 batteries, phillips head screwdriver and flat head screwdriver.
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2032 batteries

Simple steps to replace the battery in your Civic's remote key fob

A tiny coin battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Remove screw on the back of the key fob. Flip the keyless entry remote over and find for at least 1 screw holding in the plastic.

Carefully try to pry apart your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 2xCR2032 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old batteries with new one CR2032. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all functions works by testing buttons on keyless entry remote.

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

Video of key opening

How To Replace A Honda Civic Key Battery (2006-2011)

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Honda Civic require 2xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2008 Honda Civic. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The price to change the battery inside key fob is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service pricing.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Honda Civic should be changed once in 3-4 years, but this will vary based on their amount of use and quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

If your Honda fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working or signal strength reduced, it's probably battery change inside remote key fob needed. Current battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2008-2012 Honda Civic