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How to replace remote fob battery in Audi A3, A4, Q3, Q7, R8, TT

December 22, 2017 in Audi A3, Audi A4, Audi Q3, Audi Q7, Audi R8, Audi TT by admin

This tutorial explains how to replace the key fob battery in Audi A3 8P, 8V (2003 – 2018), Audi A4 B7 (2004 – 2009), Audi A6 C6 (2004 – 2011), Audi Q3 8U (2011 – 2018), Audi Q7 1st. Gen. 4L (2005 – 2015), Audi R8 I (2005 – 2015), Audi TT 8J (2006 – 2015) with key fob pictured below.

LED in the remote control key (arrow in image on right side)

– If you press a button quickly, the LED blinks once.
– If you press a button longer (convenience opening), the LED blinks several times.
– If the LED does not blink, the remote control key battery is dead. The message “Please change key battery” can also appear in the instrument cluster display. Replace the battery.


To replace remote fob battery you’ll need:

– new CR2032 3v battery (one battery)

 

In order to replace it, follow the steps:

Step 1: Press the release button (red arrow).

Step 2: Pry apart the base (A) and the cover (B) carefully with a coin. Remove the cover (arrow).

Step 3: Re-install battery. Slide the battery holder carefully into th e remote
control key. Insert the mechanical key.

Battery orientation is with the (+) side down in relation to the cover.

The instructions in this tutorial will work in the following model years:
– Audi A3 8P, 8V 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
– Audi A4 B7 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009
– Audi A6 C6 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
– Audi Q3 8U 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
– Audi Q7 1st. Gen. 4L 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
– Audi R8 I 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
– Audi TT 8J 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015

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How to replace remote fob battery in Audi A4, A5, Q7 and TT

December 22, 2017 in Audi A4, Audi A5, Audi Q7 by admin

This tutorial explains how to replace the key fob battery in Audi A4 B9 (2017 and 2018), Audi A5 F5 (2018), Audi Q7 2nd Gen. (2017 – 2018), Audi TT 8S (2016 – 2018) with key fob pictured below (smart key).

LED in the remote control key (arrow in image on right side)

– If you press a button briefly, the LED blinks once.
– If you press and hold a button (convenience opening/closing), the LED blinks several times.
– If the LED does not blink, the remote control key battery is dead. The message “Remote control key: replace
key battery” can also appear in the instrument cluster display. Replace the battery.


To replace remote fob battery you’ll need:

– new CR2032 3v battery (one battery)

 

In order to replace it, follow the steps:

Step 1: Press the release button (A) and remove the mechanical key from the remote control key.

Step 2: Press the release buttons (C) on the battery holder while pulling the battery holder out of the remote control key in the direction of the arrow.

Step 3: Re-install battery, and slide the battery holder carefully into the remote control key. Insert the mechanical key.

Battery orientation is with the (+) side down.

The instructions in this tutorial will work in the following model years:
– Audi A4 B9 2017 and 2018
– Audi A5 F5 2018
– Audi Q7 2nd Gen. 2017 and 2018
– Audi TT 8S 2016, 2017 and 2018

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How to replace remote fob battery in Audi A3, A4, A5, A6, Q5, Q7

December 17, 2017 in Audi A3, Audi A4, Audi A5, Audi A6, Audi Q5, Audi Q7 by admin

This tutorial explains how to replace the key fob battery in Audi A3 (2003 – 2013), Audi A4 (2008 – 2016), Audi A5 (2007 – 2016), Audi A6 (2004 – 2011), Audi S3 (2006 – 2013), Audi S4 (2009 – 2015), Audi S5 (2007 – 2012), Audi S6 (2006 – 2011), Audi RS3 (2011-2012), Audi RS4 (2012-2015), Audi RS6 (2008-2010), Audi Q5 (2008 – 2017) and Audi Q7 (2005-2015) with key fob pictured below (smart key).


To replace remote fob battery you’ll need:

– new CR2032 3v battery (one battery)

 

In order to replace it, follow the steps:

Step 1: On the back of the key press the button (marked A) and at the same time pull the key blade out of the fob.

Step 2: On the front side of the key press the button (markerd arrow and B) and at the same time pull battery.

Step 3: You’ll now see the battery. Remove the old battery, making note of their orientation, and replace with new one.

Step 4
: Re-install battery, and after it the key blade.

Battery orientation is with the (+) side down.

The instructions in this tutorial will work in the following model years:

– Audi A3 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
– Audi A4 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
– Audi A5 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
– Audi A6 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
– Audi S3 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
– Audi S4 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
– Audi S5 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
– Audi S6 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
– Audi RS3 2011 and 2012
– Audi RS4 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
– Audi RS6 2008, 2009 and 2010
– Audi Q5 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
– Audi Q7 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015