How do I replace a Mini Cooper key fob battery?
My Mini Cooper’s key fob is starting to get jumpy. I’ve already bought a new battery, but have never had to change one of these before. For Mini Coopers, how do you replace the key fob battery?
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Most people have to replace their key fob batteries every three to four years, so you’ll be a pro in no time. Here is the super simple process of how to replace a Mini Cooper key fob battery:
- Press the small silver release button to remove the physical key from the fob
- Turn the fob over, insert the key into the small slot on the back case, and gently pry the fob open
- Then use the key in the same way to remove the battery compartment cover
- Remove the old battery. It can be helpful to use a small pointed tool for this
- Insert the new battery with the positive side facing up
- Replace the battery compartment cover, the back case of the fob, and the physical key
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