How to Open Your 2001 Ford E-150 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2001 Ford E-150 Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your car. When the remote key fob battery is dead or weak you lose your fob’s ability to control distance functions. Below, we walks you through how to open your remote key fob and replace your Ford key battery step by step.

What type battery does 2001 Ford E-150 key fob required

Changing battery in remote key fob require 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed button cell battery. Accurately try to pry apart your key with pry tools. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, verify key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

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

Video of key fob opening

How To Replace Ford E 150 Key Fob Battery 1999 2000 2001 2002 2011 2012 2013

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Ford E-150 require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2001 Ford E-150 key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

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

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Ford E-150 at least every three or four years. The term of battery vary on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

If your auto signal strength reduced, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery change inside keyless entry remote required. Currently installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, key fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U331
  2. Models: 1999-2016 Ford E150