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2001 VW Beetle Remote Key Battery

Anyone know what is needed to replace a battery in a Beetle remote? Dealership is always an expensive solution to what is probably very simple. Is a special tool needed to open the remote?

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  • wufpack Mar 04, 2009

    I found a posting on another blog that once you pull the key apart there is a very small notch on the larger of the two open sides near the inside center of the key. Using a very small flat screwdriver you can pry the two sides open. Once I replaced the battery for $3 it worked again perfectly.

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Pull the top half off by hand . its hard but u can do it . then split buttom part in half by hand 3v battery

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