2010 Volkswagen GTI Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2010 Volkswagen GTI Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your car key is not unlock doors properly, the cell battery probably needs to be changed. Below, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly Volkswagen key fob and change a weak battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near GTI, follow our guide, but don't forget to check all you need before you start.

What kind of battery remote key fob use

Before starting open keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

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

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

Carefully try to open your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, verify key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working fine, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. Check your fob body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to replace the battery video guide

VW key remote fob battery change - "How to"

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Volkswagen GTI use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2010 Volkswagen GTI. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

Dealer service pricing for change the battery in fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Volkswagen GTI at least every three years. The term of battery differ on usage time, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

If your car has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, it's probably battery replace in key fob required. Current battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, remote key fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

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