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 batteryCR2032
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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 replaceVL 2020 3v
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F48 X1sDrive18i, sDrive20i, , xDrive25i, xDrive25Le, sDrive16d, sDrive18d, sDrive20d, xDrive25d2016-presentSleek Slant Shaped KeyNo. Easy to change batteryCR2032
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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:

2009 - 2015 BMW X1 Key Battery Replacement E84 Fob Remote Comfort Access

Amazon Basics 4 Pack CR2032 3 Volt Lithium Coin Cell Battery
  • One pack of (4) lithium coin cell batteries; CR2032 cell size
  • 8-year leak-free shelf life, ideal for watches, calculators, key fobs, Apple TV remotes, and other small electronics
  • Replacement for BR2032, DL2032, and ECR2032

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:

2009 - 2015 BMW X1 Series Key Battery Replacement E84 Non-Comfort Access Fob Remote

Keyecu VL2020 Remote Key Rechargeable Battery for BMW E46 E60 E92 3 328 330 X5 (90 degree Leg)
  • Battery Model: VL2020
  • Please compare the leg position carefully,this battery is 90 degrees leg
  • it is a Rechargeable battery

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

2016 - 2019 BMW X1 Key Battery Replacement F48 Fob Remote

Amazon Basics 4 Pack CR2032 3 Volt Lithium Coin Cell Battery
  • One pack of (4) lithium coin cell batteries; CR2032 cell size
  • 8-year leak-free shelf life, ideal for watches, calculators, key fobs, Apple TV remotes, and other small electronics
  • Replacement for BR2032, DL2032, and ECR2032