How to Replace the Battery in a 2017 Volkswagen Jetta Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2017 Volkswagen Jetta Key Fob

Remote key fob allow access to your Volkswagen. Once the remote key fob battery is dead or weak you’ll not to be able close doors remotely. In this article, we explained how to disassembly your car key fob and change a weak battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Jetta, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check tools and materials required before you start.

What size battery does 2017 Volkswagen Jetta key fob required

Before starting disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

A tiny coin battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Open the key if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Gently try to pry apart your remote key fob with pry tools. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside fob’s shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

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

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Remote key fob of Volkswagen Jetta require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the size packaging, brand and type 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 needed after battery replace. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2017 Volkswagen Jetta keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Auto repair shop's cost for change the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the car.

Key fob batteries in Volkswagen Jetta should be changed once in 4 years, but this will vary based on frequency of use and quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to change battery in your Volkswagen Jetta: low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

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