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My key/alarm remote on my 2000 beetle is dead, how do I replace battery and where can I get one ?

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If you have the large flip style key, pry apart at the seam with a butter knife. The battery is a very common CR 2032 battery. Available at most CVS Pharmacies.

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Hope this helps a bit to start with. D.

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