2011 Volkswagen Golf Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2011 Volkswagen Golf Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your Volkswagen key fob isn't working well, the battery surely needs to be changed. Below, we explained how to open your car keyless entry remote and replace your Volkswagen key battery step by step.

What type battery remote key fob use

Changing battery in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

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

Delicately try to disassemble your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

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

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

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Still not working? Buy new one


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

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your 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 Volkswagen Golf key yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

The price to change the battery in key fob is $50-600 depending on the make and the service station.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed every four years, but this will vary based on usage and quality. If your remote key fob shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

These signs will warn you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your Volkswagen Golf: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NBG010206T
  2. Models: 2010-2015 Volkswagen Golf