How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Key Fob

If your Touareg remote key fob is not open doors correct, the battery likely needs to be replaced. In this post, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly Volkswagen keyless entry remote and replace a dead battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near Touareg, use this instruction, but first make sure you have everything you need.

What kind of battery key fob use

Before starting disassembly remote key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's key fob

Inside of your remote key fob installed button battery. Open key before you try to pry apart the key fob.

Carefully try to open your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your key will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, verify remote 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 in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key fob body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Volkswagen Touareg use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery replace. 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 Touareg key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

Dealer service cost for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least every 4 years. The term of battery differ on usage time, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells usually will last longer.

If your car need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced, fob's battery more than 4 years old or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, in most cases battery replace in keyless entry remote required. Currently installed battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not help, remote key fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NBG010206T
  2. Models: 2010-2016 Volkswagen Touareg