How to Replace the Battery in a 2008 Honda CR-V Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2008 Honda CR-V Key Fob

If your car remote key fob is no longer open doors correct, the battery surely needs to be changed. In this article, we are going to tell you how to disassembly your car remote key fob and replace a discharged battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near CR-V, follow our guide, but don't forget to check all you need.

What kind of battery remote key fob require

Prior to disassembly keyless entry remote be sure that you have all required tools and materials: phillips head screwdriver, flat head screwdriver and 2xCR2032 batteries.
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2032 batteries

Simple steps to replace the battery in your CR-V's key fob

A tiny coin cell battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Remove fasteners on the back of the key fob. Flip the keyless entry remote over and find for at least one fastener holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Change 2 CR2032 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it in fob’s case. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

After the new batteries installed, check keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw the back of the keyless entry remote.

How to change the battery video instruction

How To Change A Honda CR-V Key Fob Battery (2005- 2013)

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Honda CR-V use 2xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2008 Honda CR-V remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Dealer service price for change the battery in key fob is $50-600 depending on the car.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Honda CR-V should be replaced every three years, but this will vary based on their amount of use and quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These signs will warning you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2008 Honda CR-V: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, signal strength reduced and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2008-2013 Honda CR-V