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Volkswagen Tiguan Owners Manual: Replacing the remote control vehicle key battery

Volkswagen Tiguan Owners Manual / Before driving / Opening and closing / Vehicle key set / Replacing the remote control vehicle key battery

Fig. 21 Remote control vehicle key: Open battery compartment cover.

Fig. 22 Remote control vehicle key: Remove old battery.

Read and follow the introductory information and safety information firstIntroduction to the subject 

Volkswagen recommends having the battery in the remote control vehicle key changed by an authorized Volkswagen dealer or an authorized Volkswagen Service Facility.

The battery is on the back of the remote control vehicle key under a cover ⇒ Fig. 21 . When changing the battery, pay attention to the correct polarity and use the same type of battery ⇒ .

Replacing the battery

  • Unfold the key bit on the remote control vehicle key ⇒ Folding the key bit in or out .
  • Remove the cover on the back of the remote control vehicle key ⇒ Fig. 21  in the direction of the arrow ⇒ Fig. 22 .
  • Use a thin object to pry the battery out of the battery compartment ⇒ Fig. 22 .
  • Position the new battery in as shown and press it into the battery compartment (opposite to direction of the arrow) ⇒ Fig. 22 .
  • Position the cover as shown ⇒ Fig. 21  and press it down (opposite to direction of the arrow) until you hear it click into place.

Note

  • Changing the battery improperly can damage the remote control vehicle key.
  • Using the wrong battery can damage the remote control vehicle key. Replace a dead battery with a new one that has the same voltage, size, and specifications.
  • Make sure the plus and minus poles of the battery are correctly positioned.

Dispose of old batteries in an environmentally responsible manner and keep them out of the reach of children.

Batteries of the type used in your remote control vehicle key may contain Perchlorate Material. Special handling may apply – see http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate. Obey all legal requirements regarding handling and disposal of these batteries. Authorized Volkswagen dealers and authorized Volkswagen service facilities are familiar with the requirements, and we recommend that you have them perform this service for you.

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