How to Replace the Battery in a 2010 Volkswagen Passat Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2010 Volkswagen Passat Key Fob

Key fob allow access to your Passat. If the key battery is dead or weak you’ll not to be able open car remotely. In this article, we walks you through how to open your remote key fob and replace your Volkswagen key battery.

What type battery does 2010 Volkswagen Passat keyless entry remote take

Replacing battery in keyless entry remote require CR2032 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
  • 1xCR2032 battery

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

A button cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Open the key if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Gently try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in keyless entry fob's case. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your remote key fob will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Check your remote key fob shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Volkswagen Passat require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after remote key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2010 Volkswagen Passat key yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

The price to replace the battery inside remote key fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed every three years, also this will differ based on their amount of use and quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

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

  1. FCC ID: NBG010206T
  2. Models: 2010-2017 Volkswagen Passat