How to Open Your 2010 Honda Ridgeline Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2010 Honda Ridgeline Key Fob and Change Battery

Remote key fob allow access to your Honda. If the key battery is dead you will not to be able unlock doors from distance. In this article, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open Honda keyless entry remote and change a discharged battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Ridgeline, follow our guide, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What kind of battery key fob require

Replacing battery in key fob require phillips head screwdriver, 1xCR1616 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 1xCR1616 battery

Step by step guide

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed coin cell battery. Unscrew the back of the keyless entry remote. Flip the key fob over and find for at least one screw holding in the plastic.

Accurately try to disassemble your key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change CR1616 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR1616. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your key will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case pieces together and put it in place 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 the back of the remote key fob.

Video of key opening

How To Change A Honda Ridgeline Key Fob Battery (2006-2014)

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Honda Ridgeline use 1xCR1616 batteries. Price for CR1616 batteries are under $6 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after remote key fob battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2010 Honda Ridgeline key yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

The cost to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Honda Ridgeline at least every 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

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

  1. FCC ID: OUCG8D-380H-A
  2. Models: 2006-2014 Honda Ridgeline