1996 Ford Taurus Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1996 Ford Taurus Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Remote key fob allow easy access to your Taurus. Once the key fob battery is discharged you lose your fob’s ability to control remote functions. Below, we outlined how to disassembly your car remote key fob and change your Ford key battery.

What type battery remote key fob use

Before going to open keyless entry remote make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 2xCR2016 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's remote key fob

Inside of your key fob installed coin cell battery. Delicately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Change two CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Change old batteries with new one CR2016. 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 functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your remote key fob shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1996 Ford Taurus Video

How To Replace Ford Taurus Key Fob Battery 1993 1996 1997

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Ford Taurus require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 1996 Ford Taurus keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

The cost to replace the battery inside key fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the make and the service pricing.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Ford Taurus should be changed every 4 years, also this will vary based on usage and battery quality. If your remote key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

If your Ford fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery replace in key fob required. Installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

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