How to Replace the Battery in a 1994 Ford Explorer Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1994 Ford Explorer Key Fob

Key fob grant access to your Explorer. When the key fob battery is weak or dead you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote functions. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your key fob with our guide. All tools, that you need is described in this article.

What size battery does 1994 Ford Explorer remote key fob take

Don't forget before disassembly remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 2 CR2016 batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's key fob

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small button cell battery. Accurately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove 2xCR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old batteries with fresh one CR2016. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your key fob will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

When the new batteries installed, verify remote key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your case two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of remote key fob opening

How To Replace Ford Explorer Key Fob Battery 1993 1994 1995 1996

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Ford Explorer require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $5 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery change. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1994 Ford Explorer. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

The cost to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least once in 4 years. The term of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

These symptoms will warning you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 1994 Ford Explorer: low key battery indicator on dashboard, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT4T
  2. Models: 1993-1997 Ford Explorer