How to Change Battery in VW Key

VW key fob

When you drive a Volkswagen, you get to enjoy the many conveniences and luxuries of your model such as being able to use the VW key fob battery. One small thing you might have to handle is a VW key battery replacement. Luckily enough, anyone searching for how to change battery in a VW key will find that the process can be performed quickly and easily without the need for expert assistance. With that in mind, We’ve provided a step-by-step video from one of our shop Foreman to show you how it’s done. We’ve also broken down VW key fob battery replacement into a few simple steps below.

Your Step by Step Guide on VW Key Replacement

You’ll want to start by collecting the right materials, including:

  • New CR2032 Battery
  • Small Screwdriver
  • Tape

Wrap the head of the screwdriver in tape to prevent cosmetic damage to the VW key fob, then follow these steps:

  • Eject the emergency key by pushing the button on your VW key fob.
  • Get a good grip on the key fob, then locate the seam between the base and the lid.
  • Use your fingers to create a space between those two pieces, then pry them apart with your screwdriver.
  • Take out the old battery before inserting a new one in its place. Make sure the positive side faces downward.
  • Put the VW key fob case back together, ensuring everything fits as tightly as before.

You’re now ready to start driving again. Of course, if you’d rather have your VW key battery replacement conducted by a service technician, you’re always free to visit us at Lindsay Volkswagen of Dulles and we’ll do it for you!

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We’re always happy to share servicing tips and tricks to help keep your VW model in prime condition for years to come, and our parts center can supply everything you need to customize and maintain your vehicle.

Whether you want to arrange a test drive in a commanding new crossover SUV like the VW Atlas or use our express service lane for fast but confident servicing, the team here at Lindsay Volkswagen of Dulles can be of assistance. Don’t hesitate to get in touch today.


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