Replace Key Fob Battery

Changing the battery in my 2001 Volkswagen Jetta Key/Remote

  • The key first comes apart into two pieces, then the circuit and battery separate. The first time I took it apart, I nearly broke the key because I didn’t realize this. So the best way to get it open would be to apply downward pressure to the seam just below the VW logo, then pull apart.
  • The battery compartment separates pretty easily. Be sure to replace the battery proper positive/negative orientation.
  • Slide it all back together to find that the key may still not work properly.

Go to your manual and find the section that relates to resynching/resettingyour key.
Try that and it should begin to function properly again.

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