How to Open Your 1997 Mercury Villager Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1997 Mercury Villager Key Fob & Change Battery

If your car remote key fob is no longer unlock doors correct, the battery most likely needs to be changed. Below, we explained how to disassembly your car key fob and change a dead or weak battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Villager, use this guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.

What type battery remote key fob require

Don't forget before disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: one CR2025 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

A button cell battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Accurately try to open your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove 1 CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s shell. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you place battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that everything working properly by pressing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. If your key case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Mercury Villager require 1xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 1997 Mercury Villager. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The price to change the battery inside fob is in range $50-600 depending on the make and the service station.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Mercury Villager at least every 4 years. lifespan of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

If your car key fob buttons not working, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, it's probably battery replace inside remote key fob required. Current battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: GQ43VT8T
  2. Models: 1996-1998 Mercury Villager