How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Land Rover LR2 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Land Rover LR2 Key Fob

If your LR2 remote key fob isn't unlock doors properly, the cell battery surely needs to be changed. In this case, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open Land Rover remote key fob and change a dead battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near LR2, use this instruction, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.

What type battery does 2011 Land Rover LR2 keyless entry remote required

Prior to disassembly key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver, one VL2330 battery, flux, soldering iron and soldering wire.
  • flux
  • 1xVL2330 battery
  • flat head screwdriver
  • soldering wire
  • soldering iron

Step by step instruction

A button cell battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Move the key out of the way if it is in the key fob.

Delicately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. VL2330 is rechargeable battery. To remove it from a remote key fob soldering iron required.

Change old battery with new one VL2330. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you place battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of remote key fob disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Land Rover LR2 use 1xVL2330 batteries. Price for VL2330 batteries are under $4-6 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.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2011 Land Rover LR2 key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

Auto repair shop's pricing for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Land Rover LR2 should be replaced once in three years, also this will vary based on usage and quality. If your keyless entry remote decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These signs will warn you that it's possible time to change battery in your Land Rover LR2: key fob buttons not working, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NT8-TX9
  2. Models: 2008-2012 Land Rover LR2