How to Open Your 2001 Ford F-350 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2001 Ford F-350 Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote grant access to your F-350. Once the keyless entry remote battery is dead you not to be able lock doors from distance. In this article, we demonstrate how to open Ford keyless entry remote and change a weak battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near F-350, use this guide, but first make sure you have all you need.

What kind of battery remote key fob use

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

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's remote key fob

Inside of your key fob installed coin cell battery. Delicately try to open your fob with pry tools. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s body. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that all functions works by pressing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2001 Ford F-350 Video

DIY: Ford Keyless Remote Battery Replacement & Disassembly

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Ford F-350 require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery replace. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your key fob battery is simple to do in 2001 Ford F-350. Most of car manufacturers think about customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

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

Remote key fob batteries in Ford F-350 should be changed every three or four years, although this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

These signs will alert you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 2001 Ford F-350: signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U331
  2. Models: 1998-2014 Ford F350