How to Open Your 2011 Porsche 911 Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2011 Porsche 911 Key Fob & Change Battery

Remote key fob grant easy access to your Porsche. If the remote key fob battery is discharged you lose your fob’s ability to use distance functions. In this post, you will benefit from knowing how to open Porsche remote key fob and replace a weak battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near 911, use this instruction, but first make sure you have all you need before you start.

What size battery does 2011 Porsche 911 key fob take

Before going to open keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your key fob installed small button battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the remote key fob.

Carefully try to pry apart your key with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside keyless entry fob's body. 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.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all is functioning by testing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of keyless entry remote opening

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Remote key fob of Porsche 911 require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2011 Porsche 911. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The price to change the battery inside key fob can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Porsche 911 at least once in three or four years. lifespan of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to change battery in your Porsche 911: low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KR55WK50138
  2. Models: 2010-2016 Porsche 911