How to Open Your 1995 Mercury Cougar Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1995 Mercury Cougar Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Mercury key is no longer open doors properly, the battery more likely needs to be changed. In this article, we described how to disassembly your car keyless entry remote and change your Mercury key battery.

What is the battery remote key fob use

Before starting open keyless entry remote check all that you need: 2xCR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Simple steps to change the battery in your Cougar's keyless entry remote

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed button battery. Carefully try to open your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Change 2 CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

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

After the new batteries installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If everything working fine, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1995 Mercury Cougar Video

How To Replace Mercury Cougar Key Fob Battery 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Mercury Cougar use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1995 Mercury Cougar remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

Car service cost for change the battery in keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the car.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Mercury Cougar at least every three years. The term of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells usually will last longer.

If your car key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced or fob's battery more than 4 years old, in most cases battery change inside remote key fob needed. Current battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, keyless entry remote change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT4T
  2. Models: 1993-1997 Mercury Cougar