How to Replace the Battery in a 2010 BMW 5-Series Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2010 BMW 5-Series Key Fob

Key fob allow access to your auto. If the key battery is weak or dead you’ll lose your fob’s ability to use distance opportunities. It's not difficult to change the battery in your keyless entry remote with our guide. All tools, that you need is described in this article.

What type battery does 2010 BMW 5-Series remote key fob required

Replacing battery in keyless entry remote require glue for plastics, carpet knife, 1 CR2450 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • glue
  • 1xCR2450 battery
  • razor knife
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your 5-Series's remote key fob

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small coin battery. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the remote key fob. To open this key fob you need scoring the edges with razor knife first.

Delicately try to open your key with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1xCR2450 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's body. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

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

How to replace the battery video guide

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Remote key fob of BMW 5-Series use 1xCR2450 batteries. Most CR2450 batteries are under $4 depending on the size packaging, type and brand 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. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2010 BMW 5-Series. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

The price to replace the battery inside remote key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of BMW 5-Series at least once in 4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

These symptoms will warning you that it's probably time to change battery in your BMW 5-Series: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: YGOHUF5662
  2. Models: 2009-2014 BMW 5-Series