1998 Ford Windstar Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

1998 Ford Windstar Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your Windstar key fob is not open doors perfectly, the battery probably needs to be changed. In this post, we walks you through how to open your car remote key fob and replace your Ford key battery.

What type battery does 1998 Ford Windstar keyless entry remote required

Don't forget before disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A tiny button battery installed in the your key fob. Delicately try to disassemble your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was an old. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

How to replace the battery video instruction

How To Replace A 1998 - 2003 Ford Windstar Key Fob Battery

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Ford Windstar require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1998 Ford Windstar. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The price to change the battery inside key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Ford Windstar at least every 3-4 years. lifespan of battery vary on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

If your Ford has low key battery indicator on dashboard, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, fob's battery more than 4 years old or key fob buttons not working, it's probably battery replace inside key fob needed. 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: CWTWB1U331 | CWTWB1U511 | CWTW
  2. Models: 1998-2003 Ford Windstar