Honda HR-V Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide (2016 – 2020)

An even smaller crossover vs the CR-V, the HR-V was introduced in 2016 and has had just two of the smarter keys used in it’s lifetime.

The smart key without a physical key looks like this:

honda fit smart key battery
Honda HR-V Smart Key – no physical key

And if you have a physical key, the key probably looks like this:

Smart key with physical key for the Honda HR-V

How to Replace a Honda HR-V Key Battery (2016 – Present) Smart Key

How to replace Honda HR-V Key Battery – Smart Key

The Honda HR-V has a bit of a challenging key battery to replace. You’ll first need a small screwdriver. And not like the small one you have in your toolset. You’ll need a precision set, or a jeweler’s set. This set is $4 on Amazon:

$4 precision screwdriver set on Amazon. You’ll need this to change the HR-V key battery.

This smart key has been used since the HR-V was first introduced in 2016. It has been used in HR-V model years:

  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020

Here is my video on how to change the battery in the HR-V smart key:

This is the battery you need for this Honda CR-V Smart Key Fob:


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How to Replace a Honda HR-V Key Battery (2014 – Present) Physical Key Rectangle Buttons

How to replace the Honda HR-V key battery, physical key with rectangle buttons years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

This key was used in the following model years of the HR-V:

  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020

Here’s my youtube video I made of replacing the key battery in the HR-V:

This is the battery you need for this Honda HR-V physical key with rectangle buttons:


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