The Acura RL was the flagship vehicle of the company before being overtaken by the RLX. RL stands for “Refined Luxury”.
There is only 1 key fob used by the RL, the “Pill-Shaped” key fob. This device needs 1 CR2025 battery to function. Changing this battery is easy, just follow along and see how you can do it yourself!
For other Acura models, see our Acura key fob battery page.
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How to replace the Acura RL “Pill-Shaped” key fob battery (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)
Scroll down to see a full video tutorial or keep reading for a step by step guide.
What you will need:
• 1x CR2025 battery
• Flat-head screwdriver
Find the slot on the bottom of the key fob near the key ring. Insert a flat-head screwdriver into the slot and twist until the two halves of the key fob pop open.
Next, carefully position your screwdriver under the batter and pry it up. The battery should pop out with ease.
Take a new CR2025 battery and click it into place face-down. Finally, just snap together the two halves of the key fob and you’re all set. Nice work!