How to Open Your 1998 Lincoln Continental Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 1998 Lincoln Continental Key Fob & Change Battery

If your auto remote key fob isn't unlock doors properly, the cell battery more likely must to be changed. In this post, we explained how to open your car remote key fob and change your Lincoln key battery step by step.

What type battery key fob require

Before you start to disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed coin battery. Gently try to pry apart your fob with pry tools. Change one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that all working fine by testing buttons on key fob.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. If your key body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1998 Lincoln Continental Video

How To Replace Lincoln Continental Key Fob Battery 1995 2002

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Lincoln Continental use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key battery replace, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 1998 Lincoln Continental. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

Dealer service pricing for change the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Lincoln Continental at least every 3-4 years. The term of battery vary on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to replace battery in your 1998 Lincoln Continental: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U343 | CWTWB1U313 | CWTW
  2. Models: 1995-2002 Lincoln Continental