How to Open Your 2018 Honda Fit Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2018 Honda Fit Key Fob & Change Battery

If your auto keyless entry remote isn't working well, the cell battery surely must to be replaced. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your remote key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All you need is described below.

What size battery does 2018 Honda Fit key fob required

Before beginning open keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

A coin battery installed inside the your key fob. Open the key if it is in the key fob.

Accurately try to disassemble your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, verify key fob by pressing buttons. If everything working fine, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to change the battery video guide

How to replace Honda Smart Key Battery - Honda Fit

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Honda Fit use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery replace, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2018 Honda Fit keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

Auto repair shop's pricing for replace the battery in key is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Honda Fit at least once in three years. The lifetime of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

These signs will alert you that it's probably time to replace battery in your Honda Fit: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KR5V1X
  2. Models: 2018-2020 Honda Fit