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Old 09-25-2010, 04:47 PM   #1
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HOW DO YOU REMOVE THE BATTERY FROM THE 2006 RX8 kEYLESS rEMOTE?

i'M GOING CRAZY TRYING TO FIGURE IT OUT !!!
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Old 09-25-2010, 04:52 PM   #2
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1.Remove Emergency Key from remote
2.Above the "Bump" that secures the key use your finger to pry up the rubber piece exposing battery
3.Tap on table till the battery falls out

Done...
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Old 09-25-2010, 05:25 PM   #3
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It says how to in the manual for the car just follow it....
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Old 09-27-2010, 12:21 AM   #4
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Old 09-27-2010, 06:32 PM   #5
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Use a paper clip and your imagination.
tried that, the little plastic piece broke off......
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Old 09-27-2010, 06:41 PM   #6
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Old 09-27-2010, 06:54 PM   #7
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tried that, the little plastic piece broke off......
how hard can that be?
take out the key, use a small screw driver open the gate its made from rubber
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Old 09-27-2010, 08:12 PM   #8
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tried that, the little plastic piece broke off......
What?? Since I have nothing better to do, I'll spell it out for you....by chance this is not the key you have. Iono wtf to tell you.
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Very Helpful, I just replaced mine - using 'The Paper Clip Wiggle' method
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Old 07-13-2011, 02:49 PM   #10
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Any one know if i have to reprogram remote after replacing battery?
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Smile Tiny depression style slots hard to see

I sympathize with your frustration. I too had a very hard time finding the special "slots" to press with the mini-screwdriver. Once I found them, the top cover was very easy to remove.

Look closely at the very end of the key fob, after the switchkey part has been removed. You will see two tiny rectangles, about the size of the tip of your mini-screwdriver, and not deep at all.

At first these slots look unrelated to the top of the keyfob. It is these tiny slots that need to have the screwdriver inserted, and then twisted. The cover will then come off easily. A mini-screwdriver blade is needed, not just a small screwdriver.

Do not try twisting the larger holes. Your keyfob will break. Good luck!~
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Old 11-24-2012, 07:17 AM   #12
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When you figure it out you're gonna feel real dumb it's so easy kind of thing.

The batt # is easy to find at last minute cheap, and seems to run out about every 2 years.

The book says to just replace once a year, so they already know the deplete rate.
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my finger nail to get the plastic unhooked, then a card(bank or credit) to get battery out.
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It says how to in the manual for the car just follow it....
Oh that's far too much work.
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