How to Replace the Battery in a 2013 Porsche Boxster Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2013 Porsche Boxster Key Fob

If your Porsche key fob is no longer open doors well, the battery most likely must to be changed. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your key fob with our guide. All you need is explained in this post.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

Before starting disassembly remote key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to replace the battery in your Boxster's remote key fob

Inside of your remote key fob installed small coin battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the remote key fob.

Carefully try to open your remote key fob with pry tools. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside fob’s case. 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to put the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Keyless entry remote of Porsche Boxster use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your key 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 Porsche Boxster keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

Car service cost for change the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the make.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Porsche Boxster at least every 3-4 years. The term of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

If your Porsche signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery replace in keyless entry remote required. Currently installed battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

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