How to Open Your 2010 Volkswagen Golf Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2010 Volkswagen Golf Key Fob & Change Battery

Remote key fob allow access to your Golf. When the remote key fob battery is dead you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use distance opportunities. In this post, we demonstrate how to disassembly your key fob and replace a discharged battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near Golf, use this instruction, but don't forget to check all you need.

What type battery does 2010 Volkswagen Golf key fob required

Changing battery in remote key fob require flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny button cell battery. Open key before you try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Gently try to pry apart your key fob with pry tools. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside fob’s shell. 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.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that everything working properly by testing buttons on remote key fob.

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. If your remote key fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to replace the battery video guide

VW key remote fob battery change - "How to"

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Volkswagen Golf use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery replace. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2010 Volkswagen Golf. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

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

Key fob batteries in Volkswagen Golf should be replaced every three or four years, also this will differ based on usage and quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These signs will warn you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 2010 Volkswagen Golf: signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NBG010206T
  2. Models: 2010-2015 Volkswagen Golf