BMW X6 Key Fob Battery Remote Replacement E71, F16, (2008 – 2019)

The X6 was introduced as a costlier, sportier version of the X line of SUVs in 2008. It has had 3 variations of key fob remote controls.

ModelTrimsYearsKey Fob TypeKey SubTypeRechargeable? Ease of changeBatteryBuy
E71 X6xDrive35i, xDrive35i, xDrive50i, X6 M, ActiveHybrid X6, xDrive30d, xDrive35d, xDrive40d, M50d2008-2014Rectangular Shaped KeyComfort AccessNo. Easy to change batteryCR2032Check on Amazon
E71 X6xDrive35i, xDrive35i, xDrive50i, X6 M, ActiveHybrid X6, xDrive30d, xDrive35d, xDrive40d, M50d2008-2014Rectangular Shaped KeyNon Comfort AccessYes, Requires solder, soldering gun, and rechargeable battery with legs to replaceVL2020 3vCheck on Amazon
F16 X6sDrive35i, xDrive35i, xDrive50i, M, xDrive30d, xDrive40d, M50d2014-presentSleek Slant Shaped KeyNo. Easy to change batteryCR2032Check on Amazon

How To Replace the E71 BMW X6 (2008-2013) Comfort Access Key Fob Remote Control Battery

Battery: CR2032
Fob Type: Comfort Access

This is how to replace the comfort access key fob version of the E71 BMW x6:


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How To Replace the E71 BMW X6 (2008-2013) Non-Comfort Access Key Fob Remote Control Battery

Battery: VL2020
Fob Type: Non-Comfort Access


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How To Replace the F16 BMW X6 (2014+) Key Fob Remote Control Battery

Battery: VL2020
Fob Type: Sleek Slant Shaped

Here’s a video on how to replace the CR2032 battery in the newer sleek slanted shaped key of the X6:


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