How to Open Your 1996 Lincoln Continental Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1996 Lincoln Continental Key Fob & Change Battery

Key fob grant access to your Lincoln. If the key fob battery is dead you’ll not to be able close car remotely. Below, we described how to disassembly your car remote key fob and replace your Lincoln key battery.

What kind of battery keyless entry remote require

Before beginning open keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and two CR1620 batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR1620 batteries

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

A tiny coin battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Delicately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove two CR1620 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Change old batteries with fresh one CR1620. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the pieces 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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Lincoln Continental use 2xCR1620 batteries. Most CR1620 batteries are under $5 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1996 Lincoln Continental keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

Auto repair shop's price for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make.

Keyless entry remote batteries in modern cars should be changed every three or four years, although this will differ based on usage and quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

If your Continental need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or key fob buttons not working, it's probably battery replace in keyless entry remote required. Currently installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, remote key fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: LHJ002
  2. Models: 1995-1997 Lincoln Continental