2002 Ford Windstar Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2002 Ford Windstar Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Remote key fob grant access to your car. When the key fob battery is weak or dead you’ll not to be able close trunk or doors from distance. In this post, we described how to open your remote key fob and replace your Ford key battery step by step.

What is the battery remote key fob require

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

Step by step guide

Inside of your remote key fob installed small button battery. Accurately try to open your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your remote key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure 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 put the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key disassembly

How To Replace Ford Windstar Key Fob Battery 2001 2002 2003 2004

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Ford Windstar use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2002 Ford Windstar keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

The cost to replace the battery inside key fob can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Ford Windstar at least every 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on usage time, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

If your car has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old, key fob buttons not working or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery change in keyless entry remote required. Installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help, remote key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U551
  2. Models: 1999-2003 Ford Windstar