How to Open Your 2004 Lincoln Navigator Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2004 Lincoln Navigator Key Fob & Change Battery

If your car key is not open doors properly, the battery surely must to be replaced. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All you need is explained in this post.

What type battery does 2004 Lincoln Navigator keyless entry remote required

Changing battery in remote key fob 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.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny coin cell battery. Delicately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same position as was a previous. Your key will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

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

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

How to change the battery video instruction

How To Replace Lincoln Navigator Key Fob Battery 2004 2012

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Lincoln Navigator use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2004 Lincoln Navigator. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

Auto repair shop's price for replace the battery in key is $50-600 depending on the brand.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Lincoln Navigator at least once in 3-4 years. The term of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells usually will last longer.

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

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