1996 Ford Aerostar Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

1996 Ford Aerostar Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Keyless entry remote grant access to your car. Once the keyless entry remote battery is dead you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use distance opening function. It's not complicated to change the battery in your remote key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All you need is outlined below.

What type battery does 1996 Ford Aerostar keyless entry remote take

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

Simple steps to replace the battery in your Aerostar's key fob

A button battery installed in the your remote key fob. Gently try to disassemble your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change two CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Change old batteries with new one CR2016. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on circuit board.

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

Video of key fob opening

How To Replace Ford Aerostar Key Fob Battery 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Key fob in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery replace. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 1996 Ford Aerostar. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

Car service cost for replace the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Ford Aerostar at least once in four years. The lifetime of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

These signs will alert you that it's possible time to replace battery in your 1996 Ford Aerostar: signal strength reduced, low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

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