2012 Honda CR-Z Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2012 Honda CR-Z Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Remote key fob grant easy access to your CR-Z. Once the keyless entry remote battery is weak or dead you’ll not to be able close doors remotely. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your keyless entry remote by yourself. Everything you need is outlined in this post.

What type battery does 2012 Honda CR-Z key fob take

Before you start to disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver, phillips head screwdriver and one CR1616 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR1616 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A tiny coin battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Remove screw on the back of the key fob. Spin the remote key fob over and find for at least one fastener holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR1616 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR1616. 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 position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your case two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your fob body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step. Screw fastener in the back of the keyless entry remote.

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Key fob of Honda CR-Z require 1xCR1616 batteries. Price for CR1616 batteries are under $5 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2012 Honda CR-Z. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

The price to change the battery inside fob is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service station.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed every 3-4 years, also this will differ based on usage and quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to replace battery in your Honda CR-Z: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, signal strength reduced and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2011-2015 Honda CR-Z