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

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

Key fob grant access to your Honda. If the remote key fob battery is weak or dead you lose your fob’s ability to control remote functions. Below, we described how to disassembly your key fob and change your Honda key battery.

What type battery key fob require

Prior to open key fob check all that you need: phillips head screwdriver, 1xCR1616 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 1xCR1616 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

Inside of your key fob installed small coin battery. Unscrew the back of the key fob. Flip the keyless entry remote over and look for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Gently try to disassemble your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR1616 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you put battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, verify remote key fob by pressing buttons. If everything working good, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your fob shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step. Screw fastener in the back of the key fob.

Video of remote key fob opening

How To Replace A 2005 - 2009 Honda Pilot Key Fob Battery FCCID: CWTWB1U545

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Honda Pilot require 1xCR1616 batteries. Most CR1616 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

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

The price to replace the battery inside keyless entry remote is in range $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Honda Pilot at least every 4 years. lifespan of battery vary on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These symptoms will warning you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 2008 Honda Pilot: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U545
  2. Models: 2005-2009 Honda Pilot