BMW X1 Key Fob Battery Remote Replacement E84, F48 (2009 – 2019)

The smallest of BMW’s SUV line, the X1 has only had two variations in key fob remote controls in it’s short life. And if you are lucky and have the comfort access key in the earlier model, changing the battery is very simple. For other models, see the all BMW Key Fob Batteries page.

ModelTrimsYearsKey Fob TypeKey SubTypeRechargeable? Ease of changeBatteryBuy
E84 X1sDrive18i, sDrive20i, xDrive25i, xDrive28i, xDrive35i, sDrive16d, sDrive18d, sDrive20d, sDrive20d
EfficientDynamics, xDrive23d, xDrive25d
2009-2015Rectangular Shaped KeyComfort AccessNo. Easy to change batteryCR2032Check on Amazon
E84 X1sDrive18i, sDrive20i, xDrive25i, xDrive28i, xDrive35i, sDrive16d, sDrive18d, sDrive20d, sDrive20d
EfficientDynamics, xDrive23d, xDrive25d
2009-2015Rectangular Shaped KeyNon Comfort AccessYes, Requires solder, soldering gun, and rechargeable battery with legs to replaceVL2020 3vCheck on Amazon
F48 X1sDrive18i, sDrive20i, , xDrive25i, xDrive25Le, sDrive16d, sDrive18d, sDrive20d, xDrive25d2016-presentSleek Slant Shaped KeyNo. Easy to change batteryCR2032Check on Amazon

How To Replace the E84 BMW X1 (2009-2014) Key Fob Remote Control Battery

Remote Key Fob Type: Comfort Access
Battery: CR2032

Here’s a video on replacing the battery in a comfort access key for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 key fobs:

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How To Replace the E84 BMW X1 (2009-2015) Non-Comfort Access Key Fob Remote Control Battery

Remote Key Fob Type: Non-Comfort Access
Battery: VL2020

Here’s a video on replacing the non-comfort access key fob for your X1:

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How To Replace the F48 BMW X1 (2016+) Key Fob Remote Control Battery

how to replace bmw x1 2016-2019 key fob battery

From 2016 on the X1 uses the modern sleek shaped key with a CR2032 battery. This is an easy one to change.

Remote Key Fob Type: Sleek Shaped Key
Battery: CR2032

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