How to Open Your 2011 Acura RL Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2011 Acura RL Key Fob and Change Battery

If your Acura remote key fob is no longer open doors properly, the battery surely must to be changed. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your keyless entry remote with our instruction. All tools, that you need is described in this post.

What type battery key fob use

Before beginning open key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver, phillips head screwdriver and CR2025 batteries.
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2025 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

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

A button battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Unscrew the back of the key fob. Spin the remote key fob over and look for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Carefully try to open your key with flat head screwdriver. Replace two CR2025 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries in 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 all functions works by testing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case pieces together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw the back of the keyless entry remote.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2011 Acura RL Video


Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Acura RL require 2xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand 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 change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2011 Acura RL. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The cost to change the battery in key is in range $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least once in 4 years. The term of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

These symptoms will warn you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your Acura RL: key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ACJ8D8E24A04
  2. Models: 2005-2012 Acura RL