How to Replace the Battery in a 1995 Ford Contour Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1995 Ford Contour Key Fob

Key fob grant access to your Contour. Once the key battery is dead you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control remote functions. In this post, we explained how to open Ford keyless entry remote and change a dead or weak battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Contour, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have everything you need.

What type battery does 1995 Ford Contour remote key fob required

Changing batteries in remote key fob require two CR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 2xCR2016 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

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

A tiny coin battery installed in the your key fob. Gently try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Change 2xCR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it in keyless entry fob's shell. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all working good by testing buttons on key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to put the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key disassembly

How To Replace Ford Contour Key Fob Battery 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1995 Ford Contour key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

The cost to change the battery inside remote key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Ford Contour at least every three years. The lifetime of battery vary on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

These symptoms will warning you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your Ford Contour: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT4T
  2. Models: 1995-2000 Ford Contour