How to Replace the Battery in a 2013 Acura RDX Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2013 Acura RDX Key Fob

If your car key is no longer working properly, the battery likely needs to be changed. In this article, we outlined how to open your car key fob and change your Acura key battery step by step.

What type battery key fob require

Changing battery in remote key fob require 1xCR2032 battery, flat head screwdriver and phillips head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • phillips head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed button cell battery. Remove screw on the back of the key fob. Flip the remote key fob over and look for at least 1 screw holding in the plastic.

Delicately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all functions works by testing buttons on key fob.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step. Screw fastener in the back of the key fob.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Acura RDX use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your keyless entry remote 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 2013 Acura RDX key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

The price to change the battery inside key fob is in range $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Acura RDX at least once in 4 years. The term of battery vary on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells usually will last longer.

If your auto signal strength reduced, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, fob's battery more than 4 years old or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, it's probably battery replace inside remote key fob required. Currently installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, keyless entry remote replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KR5434760
  2. Models: 2010-2015 Acura RDX