How to Open Your 2001 Ford E-350 Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2001 Ford E-350 Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote grant easy access to your E-350. When the keyless entry remote battery is weak you will lose your fob’s ability to control remote opportunities. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your key fob with our instruction. All you need is described in this post.

What size battery does 2001 Ford E-350 remote key fob required

Don't forget before disassembly remote key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your E-350's keyless entry remote

A tiny button cell battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Accurately try to open your remote key fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s shell. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

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

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Ford E-350 require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2001 Ford E-350 keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

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

You should replace batteries inside keyless entry remote of Ford E-350 at least every 4 years. lifespan of battery differ on usage time, quality and operating conditions.

These symptoms will warning you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your Ford E-350: key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced, low key battery indicator on dashboard and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U331
  2. Models: 1999-2016 Ford E350