How to Replace the Battery in a 2018 Acura ILX Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2018 Acura ILX Key Fob

Keyless entry remote grant easy access to your car. If the key battery is dead you’ll lose your fob’s ability to use remote opportunities. Below, we walks you through how to disassembly your key fob and change your Acura key battery step by step.

What type battery does 2018 Acura ILX key fob required

Prior to disassembly remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed button cell battery. Open key first, and then try to pry apart the remote key fob.

Gently try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's body. Battery must be installed with the same position as was a previous. Your remote key fob will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your remote key fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

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Remote key fob of Acura ILX use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 2018 Acura ILX key yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

Dealer service pricing for change the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Acura ILX at least every 3-4 years. The term of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

If your car key fob buttons not working, fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery replace inside remote key fob needed. Current battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KR580399900
  2. Models: 2016-2018 Acura ILX