How to replace my Citroen Cactus key card battery ?

We are used to accompanying you in the small problems that go with the use of your car. In this guide, we are going to discover a concern that may seem insignificant but that promptly turns out to be annoying if it is not fixed. Indeed, we are going to support you to know how to replace my Citroen Cactus card battery? The advantage of cards is that they work hands-free, but without electric power your card will be ineffective. That’s why, first, we will see how the card works, then how to change the battery of the card of your Citroen Cactus?, and, at last, which is the battery that corresponds to the card of your Citroen Cactus.

How does the key card of your Citroen Cactus function?

Before we explain how to change the batteries in your Citroen Cactus hands-free card, we will fairly quickly illustrate how it works and the benefits it will provide you. Who hasn’t had issues locating their car keys in their bag or pocket? For a few years now, car producers have been looking into this problem. With the advent of new wireless systems, key problems will fairly quickly become a thing of the history! We are going to present you the features and operation of your car key card now:

  • It uses a wireless technology that emits a frequency of 433 MHz.
  • Receivers/transmitters are present on the motor vehicle and on the card so that both can communicate.
  • It enables you to open the Citroen Cactus simply by passing your hand in front of the door or by pulling the handle when the card is close to your car

  • There are two types of key card, one that enables to open and close like a centralized lock with the support of a button, and the other one that allows to open without even touching the card.
  • There is a spare key in the card so that you can open the door and start your Citroen Cactus if you run out of battery power.
  • How do I replace the card battery of my Citroen Cactus?

    We will in this part go forward to the part that interests you the most in this content, how to change the key card battery of an Citroen Cactus? Effectively this wireless technology needs energy to function. When the batteries of your card are lifeless you will not be able to wireless open the doors of your motor vehicle, but with the help of the included physical key you can do it by hand. Regarding the ignition, all you have to do is put the card in the slot provided for this purpose, even without a battery, it has a chip that allows your car to start. We now move on to the procedure for replacing the battery of the card in your Citroen Cactus:

    • Press the button at the bottom and pull out the emergency key at the same time.
    • You will need to see a tab that will allow you to open the case of your card in half.
    • Use a thin object to remove the used battery from the card

  • Put in the new battery in the slot provided.
  • Close the card.
  • On some models it will work automatically, on others you will have to press the button 4 times to reactivate it.

    Which type of battery to purchase for the card of my Citroen Cactus?

    Finally, to end our article we will support you to select the card battery type of your Citroen Cactus. They all look very identical and it is not always easy to select the right one. It is a button size 3V Lithium CR battery, concerning the number of the battery according to the year of your Citroen Cactus, it can be either the 2016, the 2032 or the 1620.

    If you need more tutorials on the Citroen Cactus, go to our Citroen Cactus category.