How to Replace the Battery in a 2014 Volkswagen Passat Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2014 Volkswagen Passat Key Fob

Key fob allow access to your Volkswagen. When the key fob battery is weak you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control distance functions. It's not difficult to change the battery in your keyless entry remote with our instruction. All you need is described in this post.

What type battery remote key fob require

Before beginning open key fob check all that you need: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your Passat's key fob

Inside of your remote key fob installed coin cell battery. Open the key if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Delicately try to open your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove one 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 fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.

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

How to replace the battery video guide

DIY: Volkswagen Key Fob Battery Replacement

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Volkswagen Passat require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after key battery replace, reprogramming not required. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2014 Volkswagen Passat. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The price to replace the battery inside key fob is $50-600 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least every 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

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

  1. FCC ID: NBG010206T
  2. Models: 2010-2017 Volkswagen Passat