Honda Key Fob Battery

How to Reassemble Honda Key Fob Battery If It Falls Apart

How to Reassemble Honda Key Fob Battery If It Falls Apart
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Feel free to just bring it down to your local Honda dealer and they would be more than happy to replace it for you, but we will explain how to reassemble Honda key fob battery in our article, so that you can easily do it on your own.

Replacing a Honda key fob battery is an easy task almost anyone can handle. Below are quick easy steps to replace it yourself.

Choosing the Correct Battery

A Honda key fob battery can be purchased almost anywhere, although it is recommended to purchase a genuine Honda part. If you can’t make it to your local Honda parts center, you can always call to find out the battery size and voltage. For most vehicle key fobs, it is a 3-volt battery (the circular flat silver ones). From there you can go out to most hardware stores and purchase the battery you need.

How to Replace a Honda Key Fob Battery

  1. Locate and slide the button that releases the metal key inside the fob, and slide the key out of the key Fob.
  2. Wedge the edge of the key between the slot at the top of the key fob. Twist the key to use it as leverage and the back of the key fob should pop off. You can also use a flathead screwdriver for a bit more precision.
  3. So the pieces inside the battery don’t fall out: hold the key fob together by pressing your thumb down right above where the battery is located.
  4. Using your other hand, remove the battery and place the new one in.
  5. Line the back of the key fob up with the front and press it back together. You will hear it snap back into place.

How to Reassemble Honda Key Fob Battery If It Falls Apart

If the battery is pried out of the key fob without carefully holding it together, there is a good chance the contents of the key fob–including the external buttons, will fall out. Here is how to reassemble Honda key fob battery if this happens to you.

  • Grab your spare key fob to use as a reference of what the reassembled fob should look like.
  • Line all of the buttons up next to the key fob faceplate just as they would be placed back into the key fob.
  • Flip the faceplate over and place the buttons back into the correct slots.
  • Insert the crossbar between the empty spaces of the top two buttons, with the crossbar curvature facing outwards.
  • Insert the battery back into the motherboard with the positive sign facing out.
  • Put the motherboard back into the key fob with the rubber film up against the buttons.
  • Line the back of the key fob up with the front and press it back together. You will hear it snap back into place.
  • Near your vehicle, press all the buttons to test that everything is working properly.

When to Replace Honda Key Fob Battery

Key fob battery in any Honda should be changed every three years, also this will vary based on usage and quality. If your keyless entry remote shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

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

Also, if you would like to see detailed guides about all Honda Key Fob Battery types, read our article here.

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