Volkswagen Passat Key Fob Battery Remote Replacement (1998 – 2017)

On this page, I’ll show you how to replace the battery in your Volkswagen Passat key fob.

To quickly see which battery you need to buy, check the table below. If you click on the battery associated with your device, a link will take you to Amazon, where you can buy that battery for a great price.

For a video tutorial on how to change your key fob’s battery, scroll down and find the video with your key in the thumbnail. Click the play button. The video will show you the step-by-step process, which is simple and should take you under five minutes.

For other Volkswagen models, see our Volkswagen key fob battery page.

PICTUREKEYYEARSBUY BATTERY
Standard2010 - 2017Check on Amazon
Silver Buttons2006 - 2013Check on Amazon
Standard Alternate1998 - 2005Check on Amazon
Oval1999 - 2002Check on Amazon
Classic1998 - 2001Check on Amazon

How to replace the Volkswagen Passat “Standard” key fob battery (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

Watch the video below for a step-by-step tutorial on how to change the battery in your key fob.

What you will need:

  • 1x CR2032 battery
  • Small flat-head screwdriver
Volkswagen Passat Key Fob Battery Replacement (2010 - 2017)

This is the battery you need for the Volkswagen Passat “Standard” key fob:

Amazon Basics 4 Pack CR2032 3 Volt Lithium Coin Cell Battery
  • IN THE BOX: 4-pack of CR2032 3 volt lithium coin cell batteries; replacement for BR2032, DL2032, and ECR2032
  • DEVICE COMPATIBLE: Ideal for watches, calculators, key fobs, Apple TV remotes, and other small electronics
  • DESIGNED TO LAST: 8-year leak-free shelf life

How to replace the Volkswagen Passat “Silver Buttons” key fob battery (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

Watch the video below for a step-by-step tutorial on how to change the battery in your key fob.

What you will need:

  • 1x CR2032 battery
  • Small flat-head screwdriver
Volkswagen Passat Key Fob Battery Replacement (2006 - 2013)

This is the battery you need for the Volkswagen Passat “Silver Buttons” key fob:

Amazon Basics 4 Pack CR2032 3 Volt Lithium Coin Cell Battery
  • IN THE BOX: 4-pack of CR2032 3 volt lithium coin cell batteries; replacement for BR2032, DL2032, and ECR2032
  • DEVICE COMPATIBLE: Ideal for watches, calculators, key fobs, Apple TV remotes, and other small electronics
  • DESIGNED TO LAST: 8-year leak-free shelf life

How to replace the Volkswagen Passat “Standard Alternate” key fob battery (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)

Watch the video below for a step-by-step tutorial on how to change the battery in your key fob.

What you will need:

  • 1x CR2032 battery
  • Small flat-head screwdriver

https://youtu.be/tTO5mkpY0ss

This is the battery you need for the Volkswagen Passat “Standard Alternate” key fob:

Amazon Basics 4 Pack CR2032 3 Volt Lithium Coin Cell Battery
  • IN THE BOX: 4-pack of CR2032 3 volt lithium coin cell batteries; replacement for BR2032, DL2032, and ECR2032
  • DEVICE COMPATIBLE: Ideal for watches, calculators, key fobs, Apple TV remotes, and other small electronics
  • DESIGNED TO LAST: 8-year leak-free shelf life

How to replace the Volkswagen Passat “Oval” key fob battery (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)

Watch the video below for a step-by-step tutorial on how to change the battery in your key fob.

What you will need:

  • 1x CR1632 battery
  • Small flat-head screwdriver

https://youtu.be/SNBqDzvp7WM

This is the battery you need for the Volkswagen Passat “Oval” key fob:

Amazon Basics 2 Pack CR1620 3 Volt Lithium Coin Cell Battery
  • IN THE BOX: 2-pack of CR1620 3 volt lithium coin cell replacement batteries for small electronic devices
  • DEVICE COMPATIBLE: Ideal for watches, calculators, games, medical devices, and more
  • DESIGNED TO LAST: Long-lasting, reliable battery life; performs in extreme temperatures

How to replace the Volkswagen Passat “Classic” key fob battery (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)

Watch the video below for a step-by-step tutorial on how to change the battery in your key fob.

What you will need:

  • 1x CR2032 battery
  • Small flat-head screwdriver

https://youtu.be/hKueZD7hCSs

This is the battery you need for the Volkswagen Passat “Classic” key fob:

Amazon Basics 4 Pack CR2032 3 Volt Lithium Coin Cell Battery
  • IN THE BOX: 4-pack of CR2032 3 volt lithium coin cell batteries; replacement for BR2032, DL2032, and ECR2032
  • DEVICE COMPATIBLE: Ideal for watches, calculators, key fobs, Apple TV remotes, and other small electronics
  • DESIGNED TO LAST: 8-year leak-free shelf life