How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Lincoln Town Car Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Lincoln Town Car Key Fob

Remote key fob grant access to your Lincoln. If the keyless entry remote battery is discharged you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control distance functions. In this post, you’ll benefit from knowing how to open Lincoln keyless entry remote and replace a discharged battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Town Car, use this guide, but don't forget to check everything you need.

What type battery does 1997 Lincoln Town Car keyless entry remote required

Don't forget before open remote key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and CR1620 batteries.
  • 2xCR1620 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed tiny coin battery. Accurately try to open your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Replace 2xCR1620 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it in keyless entry fob's case. 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that everything working good by testing buttons on remote key fob.

At this point squeeze keyless entry 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 shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to change the battery video guide

How To Replace Lincoln Town Car Key Fob Battery 1995 1996 1997

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Lincoln Town Car require 2xCR1620 batteries. Most CR1620 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 1997 Lincoln Town Car. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

Auto repair shop's cost for change the battery in key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed every four years, but this will vary based on usage and quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

If your car signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or fob's battery more than 4 years old, in most cases battery replace in keyless entry remote needed. Installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, remote key fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

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