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How to Change Key FOB Battery 10-14 Volkswagen GTI

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How to Change Key FOB Battery 10-14 Volkswagen GTI

Created on: 2021-01-16

How to remove and replace the key fob battery for a 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 VW GTI

  1. step 1 :Getting to the Battery
    • Open the switchblade
    • Turn the key with the VW logo facing upwards
    • Pry up on the plastic cover
  2. step 2 :Replacing the Battery
    • Pry up on the battery
    • Pull the battery out
    • Insert the new battery under the two small tabs
    • Click it into place
  3. step 3 :Reinstalling the cover
    • Line up the clips of the plastic cover
    • Click it in place

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Hi, I’m Mike from 1A Auto. We’ve been selling auto parts for over 30 years!

All right. We're going to get to the battery in this Volkswagen key fob. What you want to do is, first thing you want to open the switchblade, and then with the Volkswagen emblem facing up we want to grab it with our two fingers and just pull. Going to grab right in here and pull up like that, and that's how you get to the battery.

This battery is a CR2032. It's a watch battery, and what you can do is, with a pick, or a flat blade tool, just pop it right there, and the battery will pop out. To reinstall, you're just going to push right under these two little tabs. It's got to go underneath.

Going to take the cover and just push it right down.

Here at 1A Auto we have this nice, fancy GTI key chain, which would be great if you had a Volkswagen GTI. It goes good with the key. What you can do is take a flat blade tool, get it in here. You can slip the key into it and just go around, and you have this stylish Volkswagen GTI key chain.

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