How to Open Your 2012 Acura RDX Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2012 Acura RDX Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Acura key is no longer open doors well, the battery more likely needs to be replaced. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your key fob, and itโ€™s easier than you think. Everything you need is described below.

What is the battery remote key fob use

Prior to disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: phillips head screwdriver, flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

Inside of your key fob installed small button battery. Remove screw on the back of the key fob. Spin the key fob over and look for at least one fastener holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to pry apart your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your key fob will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fobโ€™s case, verify that all functions works by testing buttons on key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw the back of the keyless entry remote.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2012 Acura RDX Video

Acura RDX Key Fob Battery Replacement (2007 - 2013)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Acura RDX require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not need 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.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2012 Acura RDX. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The price to replace the battery inside keyless entry remote can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least every three or four years. The lifetime of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

These signs will warn you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2012 Acura RDX: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, key fob buttons not working, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KR5434760
  2. Models: 2010-2015 Acura RDX