2018 Honda Clarity Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2018 Honda Clarity Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your Clarity key fob is not open doors properly, the cell battery surely needs to be replaced. Below, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly your remote key fob and replace a dead battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Clarity, use this instruction, but first make sure you have all you need.

What type battery keyless entry remote require

Prior to open remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and CR1616 battery.
  • 1xCR1616 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

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

Delicately try to disassemble your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace CR1616 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR1616. Battery must be installed with the same position as was a previous. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

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

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key fob disassembly

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Remote key fob of Honda Clarity require 1xCR1616 batteries. Most CR1616 batteries are under $5 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2018 Honda Clarity key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Auto repair shop's price for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Honda Clarity at least every 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

If your auto key fob buttons not working, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, fob's battery more than 4 years old or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, it's probably battery replace in key fob required. Currently installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix, remote key fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2018 Honda Clarity