2012 Honda Insight Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2012 Honda Insight Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Remote key fob grant access to your car. When the keyless entry remote battery is weak or dead you not to be able close car from distance. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your remote key fob DIY. Everything you need is explained in this article.

What type battery key fob use

Before starting disassembly keyless entry remote be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: phillips head screwdriver, one CR1616 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR1616 battery
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small button cell battery. Unscrew the back of the key fob. Flip the remote key fob over and find for at least 1 fastener holding in the plastic.

Gently try to disassemble your key fob with pry tools. Remove one CR1616 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR1616. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.

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

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FAQ

Remote key fob of Honda Insight require 1xCR1616 batteries. Price for CR1616 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, after key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2012 Honda Insight. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

Dealer service pricing for replace the battery in fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Honda Insight at least every four years. The term of battery vary on usage time, operating conditions and quality.

If your car need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working or fob's battery more than 4 years old, it's probably battery change in remote key fob required. Current battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, remote key fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: MLBHLIK-1T
  2. Models: 2010-2014 Honda Insight