How to Replace the Battery in a 2016 Volkswagen CC Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2016 Volkswagen CC Key Fob

Keyless entry remote allow access to your car. If the keyless entry remote battery is discharged you will not to be able open trunk or doors from distance. In this case, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly your car remote key fob and replace a weak battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near CC, follow our guide, but don't forget to check all you need before you start.

What type battery does 2016 Volkswagen CC keyless entry remote required

Before going to disassembly key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A small coin battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Open key first, and then try to pry apart the remote key fob.

Accurately try to open your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s shell. Battery must be installed with the same position as was a previous. Your key will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that all functions works by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your keyless entry remote shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction

How to Replace Battery on Key Fob - Volkswagen CC 2014

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Volkswagen CC use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2016 Volkswagen CC. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The cost to change the battery in remote key fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Volkswagen CC at least every four years. The lifetime of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions.

If your car key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced, fob's battery more than 4 years old or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, it's probably battery replace in remote key fob required. Installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not help, fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NBG010180T
  2. Models: 2011-2016 Volkswagen CC