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Skoda - remote control batteries - borasport20
Does anybody know how to open up the key in order to replace the battery on a skoda key/remote control ?

I'm proceeding with care, as the last time I replaced a Vag key it cost me £35 !


Bora - what Bora ?

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Skoda - remote control batteries - Edward
On my 2000 Octavia, use a small screwdriver in the little slot under the Skoda badge to remove the key. Then use the screwdriver to open out the two clips and seperature the two halves of the transmitter. Then carefully lever out the batteries. There are two CR2016 batteries.
Skoda - remote control batteries - borasport20
Edward - spot on !!!
(I just didn't have the confidence to hack away - I usually end up with bits of plastic flying across the room)

p.s. - my Octavia uses a single CR2032


Bora - what Bora ?
Skoda - remote control batteries - borasport20
Well the batteries lasted all of 10 months and I'd forgotten how to open the key up !

when I come to open it up in another 10 months, remember to push the point of the screwdriver towards the point of the key, not the fob !


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Skoda - remote control batteries - borasport20
Well the batteries lasted all of 10 months and I'd forgotten
how to open the key up !

Well here we are again, it looks like 10 months is how long a fob battery lasts.
I wouldn't mind if it wasn't such a faff to change it


Skoda - remote control batteries - borasport20
mmmm. - only 5 months this time. And I can still never work out out to get into the key


Go on, get out of the car...
www.mikes-walks.co.uk
Skoda - remote control batteries - Adam {P}
You're not getting the batteries from our local motorist's discount are you Mike?
Skoda - remote control batteries - alan kearn
Thats cheap
£42+vat= almost £50 for a Polo



Skoda - remote control batteries - mal
£42+vat= almost £50 for a Polo,<<

That is cheap, cost me nearly double that for a Honda Civic!.
Skoda - remote control batteries - madf
Ask an Audi dealer.. I bought one for my A4 and they fitted it for me.. total cost 75p iirc
madf
Skoda - remote control batteries - David Horn
Citroen Xsara: 98 pounds.

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