2011 BMW 7-Series Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2011 BMW 7-Series Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Key fob allow access to your 7-Series. Once the key battery is dead or weak you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote functions. It's not complicated to change the battery in your remote key fob with our instruction. All you need is described in this article.

What is the battery remote key fob use

Prior to open remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: 1xCR2450 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2450 battery

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed coin battery. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the key fob.

Gently try to pry apart your key with pry tools. Remove 1xCR2450 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in keyless entry fob's case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that all is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.

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

How to replace the battery video instruction

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Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of BMW 7-Series require 1xCR2450 batteries. Most CR2450 batteries are under $4 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.

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

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2011 BMW 7-Series. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

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

Remote key fob batteries in BMW 7-Series should be replaced once in three or four years, although this will differ based on their amount of use and build quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

These signs will alert you that it's probably time to change battery in your 2011 BMW 7-Series: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: YGOHUF5662
  2. Models: 2009-2014 BMW 7-Series