How to Replace the Battery in a 2012 Porsche 911 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2012 Porsche 911 Key Fob

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your 911. When the key fob battery is dead you’ll lose your fob’s ability to use remote opening function. In this post, we explained how to disassembly your key fob and replace your Porsche key battery.

What type battery remote key fob require

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

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

A small coin cell battery installed in the your key fob. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the remote key fob.

Carefully try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same position as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that all working good by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

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

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FAQ

Remote key fob of Porsche 911 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2012 Porsche 911. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The cost to change the battery inside remote key fob is in range $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

Remote key fob batteries in Porsche 911 should be replaced once in 3-4 years, although this will vary based on frequency of use and build quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

These symptoms will alert you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 2012 Porsche 911: 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:

  1. FCC ID: KR55WK50138
  2. Models: 2010-2016 Porsche 911