key fob won't unlock door. how do I replace battery in key fob?

Asked by Jun 08, 2015 at 12:32 PM about the 2001 Volkswagen Cabrio 2 Dr GLX Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

key fob won't unlock the locked doors.  Can battery in key fob be replaced?

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There are two types of remotes for VW. You will need to unfold the key first and then pry open the battery lid thats on the side of the VW sticker/emblem.

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