How to Replace the Battery in a 2012 Audi Q5 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2012 Audi Q5 Key Fob

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your auto. If the keyless entry remote battery is discharged you will not to be able open doors remotely. Below, we explained how to open your remote key fob and change your Audi key battery step by step.

What is the battery key fob require

Before going to open key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your key fob installed tiny coin battery. Open key before you try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Accurately try to disassemble your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Audi Q5 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2012 Audi Q5 key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Car service cost for change the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

Remote key fob batteries in Audi Q5 should be replaced once in 3-4 years, but this will vary based on frequency of use and build quality. If your remote key fob shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These signs will alert you that it's probably time to change battery in your 2012 Audi Q5: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: IYZFBSB802
  2. Models: 2008-2017 Audi Q5