2013 Subaru WRX STI Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2013 Subaru WRX STI Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your Subaru key fob is not open doors perfectly, the battery surely needs to be changed. In this article, we explained how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace your Subaru key battery.

What type battery does 2013 Subaru WRX STI remote key fob take

Don't forget before open key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 1xCR1620 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR1620 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A coin cell battery installed inside the your key fob. Accurately try to open your fob with pry tools. Change 1xCR1620 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR1620. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If everything working properly, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

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

Video of key fob disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Subaru WRX STI use 1xCR1620 batteries. Most CR1620 batteries are under $6 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not required 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 keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2013 Subaru WRX STI. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

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

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Subaru WRX STI at least once in four years. The lifetime of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

These signs will warning you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 2013 Subaru WRX STI: signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U811
  2. Models: 2015-2018 Subaru WRX STI