How to Replace the Battery in a 2012 Subaru Forester Key Fob
Keyless entry remote grant access to your Subaru. If the keyless entry remote battery is weak or dead you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control distance functions. In this case, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open your car key fob and change a discharged battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Forester, use this guide, but first make sure you have all you need before you start.
What kind of battery key fob requireBefore starting open key fob check all that you need: 1 CR2025 battery and flat head screwdriver.
- flat head screwdriver
- 1xCR2025 battery
Step by step instruction
Inside of your remote key fob installed coin battery. Accurately try to open your fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.
Now it's time to install new battery in keyless entry fob's shell. 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.
When the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.
The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to put the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your key shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.
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