This tutorial will show you how to change the key battery in your MQB Vehicle. This includes the MK7 Golf, MK2 Tiguan, and a variety of other models. A very quick an easy process, which can be required quite frequently depending on usage.
- Trim Removal Tool
- Flathead Screwdriver
- CR 2025 Battery
Flip the key open, then using a plastic trim removal tool, pry upwards to pop the cover off.
With the case open, use the small flathead screwdriver to pop the battery out.
Insert the new battery with the correct orientation.
Replace the cover and gently clip it back into position.