How The H Do I Change A Car Remote Battery?

Looking for information on how to change a car remote battery? Look no further. Read on to learn how to change ALL types of car remote batteries.

How to change a Honda car remote battery?*

If you’ve recently purchased a new Honda, it may come with a retractable key fob or a keyless remote.

If this is the case and the indicator light isn’t coming on when you press the button, you may be due for a new battery. 

The battery type for a Honda car remote is usually a CR2032. Double check your owner’s manual just to be sure.

To replace the battery, follow the instructions below.

.Retractable Key*

  • Remove the upper half of the cover by carefully prying on the edge with a coin.

    • Some Honda keys come with screws. If your key has screws, make sure you unscrew it instead as using a coin will break the case.

    • Wrap the coin with a cloth to prevent scratching the key

  • Remove the button battery with a small flat-tip screwdriver

  • Make sure to replace the battery with the correct polarity

Keyless Fob*

  • Remove the built-in key

  • Remove the upper half by carefully prying on the edge with a coin

    • Wrap a coin with a cloth to prevent scratching the remote

  • Make sure to replace the battery with the correct polarity

*note that this may not work for all Honda models. If you are unsure, take your Honda car remote into your local Honda dealership and we’ll take a look.

 

How to change car remote battery?

Depending on the make and model of your vehicle, your car remote battery can differ greatly. A lot of vehicle manufacturers make it easy to determine the battery your car remote uses - it’s generally printed on the side. If you can’t find this information on the remote itself, check your owners manual or contact the vehicle manufacturer directly.

Be careful when changing your car remote battery, you don’t want to break anything as this could lead to a costly replacement. 

Some common places to look for the battery replacement cover are on the back of the remote and in the housing for the backup key. 

If you are ever unsure, make sure to check your owners manual or contact the vehicle manufacturer directly.

 

Where can I find a replacement battery for my Honda?

As mentioned above, most Honda car remote batteries take a CR2032 battery. This may vary so be sure to check your owners manual. 

CR2032 batteries are very common and can be purchased at your local Honda Dealer, most supermarkets, tech stores and key-cutting stores. 

If you’ve misplaced your car remote and require a replacement, be sure to get in touch with your local Honda Dealership to make sure you receive a genuine replacement.

Get in touch with your local Honda dealer here.