How to Open Your 2003 Lincoln Navigator Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2003 Lincoln Navigator Key Fob and Change Battery

Key fob grant access to your Lincoln. When the key fob battery is discharged you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use distance opening function. It's not difficult to replace the battery in your remote key fob with our guide. All tools, that you need is described below.

What type battery keyless entry remote require

Before beginning open remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A small coin battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Delicately try to disassemble your key fob with pry tools. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside fob’s body. 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 position on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

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

Video of key opening

How To Replace Lincoln Navigator Key Fob Battery 2003

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Lincoln Navigator require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2003 Lincoln Navigator keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

Dealer service cost for change the battery in key is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make.

Key fob batteries in Lincoln Navigator should be replaced every four years, although this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your remote key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

These signs will alert you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your Lincoln Navigator: signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U551
  2. Models: 2003-2010 Lincoln Navigator