1996 Ford Crown Victoria Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1996 Ford Crown Victoria Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your car remote key fob is no longer unlock doors properly, the cell battery probably needs to be replaced. Below, we outlined how to disassembly your car remote key fob and change your Ford key battery.

What kind of battery key fob use

Don't forget before disassembly remote key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: two CR1620 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR1620 batteries

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed coin cell battery. Delicately try to disassemble your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace two CR1620 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries 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.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that everything working good by pressing buttons on circuit board.

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

How to change the battery video guide

How To Replace Ford Crown Victoria Key Fob Battery 1995 2006

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Ford Crown Victoria use 2xCR1620 batteries. Price for CR1620 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your key fob battery is simple to do in 1996 Ford Crown Victoria. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for key fob open.

Auto repair shop's pricing for change the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the brand.

Remote key fob batteries in Ford Crown Victoria should be changed every 4 years, also this will vary based on usage and build quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

These signs will warning you that it's probably time to replace battery in your Ford Crown Victoria: signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working, 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: LHJ002
  2. Models: 1995-1997 Ford Crown Victoria