How to Change a Honda Key Fob Battery

Honda key fob
Every battery dies eventually. That means the time will come when you need a Honda key fob battery replacement. If you’re wondering how to change a Honda key battery, don’t worry. The parts center at Fisher Honda is here to help, just like we’ve helped many other Louisville drivers in your predicament. So, we’ll start by talking about how to change the battery in a Honda key fob, then we’ll discuss how to program a Honda key fob. 

How to Change the Battery in a Honda Key Fob – Step by Step

The friendly folks in our parts center have no problem doing the Honda key fob replacement for you. They do it all the time. But, if you’re an intrepid do-it-yourselfer like a lot of our Broomfield customers and want to learn how to change a Honda key battery yourself, we’re happy to oblige. Just follow the steps below in our guide on how to change the battery in a Honda key fob:

How to Change a Honda Key Battery

  1. If your fob is held together by a screw, remove the screw with a screwdriver. If it has a button that releases the key, click that button instead.
  2. Pry the key fob open, being careful not to let the contents and external buttons fall out.
  3. Take out the dead battery. Observe which side is positive and which side is negative.
  4. Install the new Honda key battery without touching the terminals. Remember where the positive side and negative side go.
  5. Snap the two halves of the fob back together or screw them back together, depending on which kind of Honda key fob you have.

How to Program a Honda Key Fob

Maybe you had to buy a new key fob, or your key fob isn’t working after replacing the battery. You may need to program it. It’s simple to do and many of our Longmont customers have been able to do it. Just follow the instructions below:

How to Program a Honda Key Fob in 8 Steps

  1. Sit inside the car, close the doors, but do not lock them.
  2. Turn the ignition to the “ON” position, but do not start the engine.
  3. Press the Lock button on the key fob for one second.
  4. Turn the ignition back to “OFF”.
  5. Repeat steps 2 and 3 two more times.
  6. Turn the ignition to “ON”.
  7. Press the Lock button on the key fob.
  8. Turn the ignition off and remove the key.

Let Fisher Honda Help

We hope you found this guide on how to change a battery in a Honda key fob to be helpful. If you need additional assistance with replacing your Honda key fob battery, or if you’re looking for more service help, contact us today!

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