How to Open Your 1996 Ford E-350 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 1996 Ford E-350 Key Fob and Change Battery

Remote key fob grant easy access to your auto. When the keyless entry remote battery is weak you’ll not to be able lock car from distance. In this article, we walks you through how to open your remote key fob and change your Ford key battery.

What is the battery key fob use

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

Simple steps to change the battery in your E-350's keyless entry remote

A tiny coin cell battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Gently try to open your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove two CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it in fob’s shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you put battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all is functioning by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Ford E-350 require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery replace, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 1996 Ford E-350. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The cost to change the battery inside remote key fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least every three or four years. lifespan of battery vary on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

These signs will alert you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 1996 Ford E-350: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT4T
  2. Models: 1992-1999 Ford E-350