How to Replace the Battery in a 2008 Honda Fit Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2008 Honda Fit Key Fob

If your Fit remote key fob is no longer open doors well, the battery probably must to be replaced. It's not complicated to change the battery in your remote key fob DIY. Everything you need is explained in this post.

What type battery does 2008 Honda Fit keyless entry remote required

Before beginning open keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver, 1xCR1620 battery and phillips head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR1620 battery
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver

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

A button cell battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Remove screw on the back of the remote key fob. Flip the key fob over and look for at least one fastener holding in the plastic.

Accurately try to pry apart your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1 CR1620 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR1620. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was an old. Your key will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all functions works by testing buttons on circuit board.

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Honda Fit require 1xCR1620 batteries. Price for CR1620 batteries are under $5 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after remote key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

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

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

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Honda Fit at least every 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your car has low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, fob's battery more than 4 years old or signal strength reduced, in most cases battery replace inside keyless entry remote required. Installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, key fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUCG8D-380H-A
  2. Models: 2007-2008 Honda Fit