How to Open Your 1996 Ford Ranger Key Fob & Change Battery
Remote key fob allow access to your Ranger. If the key fob battery is weak you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote opportunities. In this article, we explained how to disassembly Ford keyless entry remote and replace a weak or dead battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near Ranger, follow our guide, but don't forget to check everything you need before you start.
What type battery keyless entry remote useReplacing batteries in remote 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 keyless entry fob's batteries.
- 2xCR2016 batteries
- flat head screwdriver
Simple steps to replace the battery in your Ranger's remote key fob
Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny coin battery. Gently try to disassemble your fob with pry tools. Remove CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.
Replace old batteries with fresh one CR2016. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you connect battery wrong way.
After the new batteries installed, verify key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.
At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your remote key fob body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.
Video of key disassembly
How To Replace Ford Ranger Key Fob Battery 1995 1996 1997
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