How to Replace the Battery in a 2012 Acura ZDX Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2012 Acura ZDX Key Fob

If your Acura remote key fob is not working properly, the battery more likely needs to be changed. In this post, we explained how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace your Acura key battery step by step.

What type battery does 2012 Acura ZDX keyless entry remote required

Before you start to disassembly key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: one CR2032 battery, phillips head screwdriver and flat head screwdriver.
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your ZDX's key fob

A small button battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Unscrew the back of the keyless entry remote. Spin the remote key fob over and look for at least one fastener holding in the plastic.

Gently try to disassemble your key fob with pry tools. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that everything is functioning by testing buttons on remote key fob.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your remote key fob shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step. Screw fastener in the back of the keyless entry remote.

Video of key fob disassembly

Acura ZDX Key Fob Battery Replacement (2010 - 2013)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Acura ZDX require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after remote key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2012 Acura ZDX key yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

The cost to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

Remote key fob batteries in Acura ZDX should be changed once in 3-4 years, although this will vary based on their amount of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

If your auto signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, it's probably battery change in key fob needed. Currently installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: M3N5WY8145
  2. Models: 2010-2013 Acura ZDX