How to Replace the Battery in a 1996 Mercury Villager Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1996 Mercury Villager Key Fob

If your car key is not open doors properly, the cell battery likely must to be replaced. Below, we outlined how to disassembly your key fob and replace your Mercury key battery step by step.

What is the battery key fob require

Before going to open keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and one CR2025 battery.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A button battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Delicately try to pry apart your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Change CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s body. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on key fob.

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. Inspect your key body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Mercury Villager use 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $6 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery replace. 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 remote key fob battery is simple to do in 1996 Mercury Villager. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for key fob open.

The price to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is in range $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least once in 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your Mercury signal strength reduced, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or fob's battery more than 4 years old, in most cases battery change in keyless entry remote needed. Installed battery is dead or weak 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: GQ43VT8T
  2. Models: 1996-1998 Mercury Villager