2003 Ford Thunderbird Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2003 Ford Thunderbird Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your Ford key fob is no longer working properly, the cell battery more likely must to be replaced. In this post, we walks you through how to disassembly your remote key fob and change your Ford key battery.

What kind of battery remote key fob require

Replacing 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 keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny coin cell battery. Delicately try to open your key fob with pry tools. Remove 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s case. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your remote key fob will not work if you mistakenly place battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, check key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case pieces together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video instruction

How To Replace Ford Thunderbird Key Fob Battery 2002 2003 2004 2005

Still not working? Buy new one

FAQ

Remote key fob of Ford Thunderbird use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2003 Ford Thunderbird key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Car service price for replace the battery in fob is $50-600 depending on the brand.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed once in four years, although this will differ based on usage and build quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These symptoms will warn you that it's probably time to replace battery in your Ford Thunderbird: low key battery indicator on dashboard, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUCD6000022
  2. Models: 2003-2005 Ford Thunderbird