How to Open Your 2002 Ford Excursion Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2002 Ford Excursion Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote grant easy access to your Excursion. When the remote key fob battery is dead you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote opportunities. In this article, we outlined how to disassembly your car key fob and change your Ford key battery step by step.

What is the battery key fob require

Don't forget before open key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A tiny coin cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Carefully try to open your remote key fob with pry tools. Replace one 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 current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all working properly by pressing buttons on key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key opening

How To Replace Ford Excursion Key Fob Battery 2000 2005

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Ford Excursion require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2002 Ford Excursion. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

Dealer service pricing for replace the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least every three or four years. The term of battery vary on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

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

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U331
  2. Models: 2000-2005 Ford Excursion