2001 Ford F-150 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2001 Ford F-150 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your F-150 key fob is no longer open doors properly, the cell battery most likely must to be replaced. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your remote key fob, and it’s easier than you think. Everything you need is explained in this article.

What type battery key fob require

Changing battery in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your F-150's keyless entry remote

A tiny coin battery installed inside the your key fob. Carefully try to disassemble your key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

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

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Ford F-150 require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, 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.

Replacing your key fob battery is simple to do in 2001 Ford F-150. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

Dealer service cost for change the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the make.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Ford F-150 at least every three years. lifespan of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

If your car has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, fob's battery more than 4 years old or key fob buttons not working, in most cases battery change in remote key fob required. Current battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, remote key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U331
  2. Models: 1998-2014 Ford F150