1999 Ford Windstar Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

1999 Ford Windstar Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your Windstar key fob isn't unlock doors perfectly, the battery probably must to be changed. In this article, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly your remote key fob and change a weak battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Windstar, follow our guide, but don't forget to check all you need.

What size battery does 1999 Ford Windstar key fob required

Prior to open keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your Windstar's keyless entry remote

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny button cell battery. Accurately try to open your key with flat head screwdriver. Replace 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2032. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working fine, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your case two halves together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Ford Windstar use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after key battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 1999 Ford Windstar. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The cost to replace the battery in key fob is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service pricing.

Key fob batteries in Ford Windstar should be replaced every three or four years, but this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These signs will warning you that it's probably time to replace battery in your Ford Windstar: low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U551
  2. Models: 1999-2003 Ford Windstar