How to Open Your 2000 Ford Excursion Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2000 Ford Excursion Key Fob and Change Battery

If your car keyless entry remote isn't open doors correct, the battery most likely must to be replaced. In this article, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly Ford keyless entry remote and change a discharged battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Excursion, follow our guide, but first make sure you have all you need.

What type battery does 2000 Ford Excursion remote key fob take

Before going to open remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your Excursion's key fob

Inside of your key fob installed tiny button battery. Carefully try to open your fob with pry tools. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's body. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was an old. Your key will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, verify remote key fob by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

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

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

How To Replace Ford Excursion Key Fob Battery 2000 2005

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Ford Excursion use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2000 Ford Excursion. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

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

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Ford Excursion at least every four years. lifespan of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

These symptoms will alert you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2000 Ford Excursion: low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, key fob buttons not working and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U331
  2. Models: 2000-2005 Ford Excursion