How to Replace the Battery in a 2001 Mercury Sable Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2001 Mercury Sable Key Fob

Remote key fob allow access to your Sable. When the remote key fob battery is weak or dead you will lose your fob’s ability to control distance functions. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your keyless entry remote, and it’s easier than you think. Everything you need is explained in this article.

What is the battery remote key fob require

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

Step by step instruction

A small coin battery installed in the your remote key fob. Gently try to open your fob with pry tools. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new 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 keyless entry fob's case, verify that all working properly by testing buttons on circuit board.

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 keyless entry remote case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Mercury Sable use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases do not need to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2001 Mercury Sable. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The price to replace the battery inside key is in range $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

Key fob batteries in Mercury Sable should be replaced once in 4 years, but this will differ based on their amount of use and quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

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

  1. FCC ID: OUCD6000022
  2. Models: 2000-2009 Mercury Sable