How to Open Your 2000 Mercury Cougar Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2000 Mercury Cougar Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow access to your auto. Once the remote key fob battery is discharged you’ll not to be able lock doors from distance. In this article, we are going to tell you how to open Mercury keyless entry remote and change a dead battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near Cougar, follow our instruction, but don't forget to check all you need.

What type battery does 2000 Mercury Cougar keyless entry remote take

Replacing battery in key fob require flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

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

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed button battery. Delicately try to pry apart your key with flat head screwdriver. Change one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in keyless entry fob's body. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all functions works by testing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2000 Mercury Cougar Video

How To Replace Mercury Cougar Key Fob Battery 1999 2000 2001 2002

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Mercury Cougar use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after remote key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2000 Mercury Cougar key yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The cost to change the battery inside key is $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

Key fob batteries in Mercury Cougar should be changed every 3-4 years, also this will vary based on frequency of use and build quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

If your Cougar key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery change in remote key fob required. Currently installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not help, remote key fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U322
  2. Models: 1999-2002 Mercury Cougar