How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Ford Escort Key Fob
If your Escort key fob isn't working properly, the cell battery surely needs to be replaced. Below, we demonstrate how to open Ford remote key fob and change a dead or weak battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Escort, follow our guide, but don't forget to check everything you need before you start.
What size battery does 1998 Ford Escort keyless entry remote requiredBefore starting open key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
- 1xCR2032 battery
- flat head screwdriver
Simple steps to replace the battery in your Escort's key fob
Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny button cell battery. Carefully try to pry apart your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.
Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's body. Battery must be installed with the same position as was a previous. Your remote key fob will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.
After the new battery installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If everything working fine, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.
The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.
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How To Replace A Ford Escort Key Fob Remote Battery 1998 2003