2005 Ford Expedition Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2005 Ford Expedition Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your auto key is not open doors perfectly, the cell battery surely needs to be replaced. In this post, we explained how to disassembly your remote key fob and replace a weak or dead battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Expedition, use this guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required before you start.

What size battery does 2005 Ford Expedition keyless entry remote take

Prior to open key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A tiny coin cell battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Carefully try to disassemble your key fob with pry tools. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was an old. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Gently try to assemble the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your key body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video guide

DIY: Ford Keyless Remote Battery Replacement & Disassembly

Still not working? Buy new one

FAQ

Keyless entry remote of Ford Expedition use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery replace. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2005 Ford Expedition. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

The price to change the battery inside keyless entry remote is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service station.

Remote key fob batteries in Ford Expedition should be replaced every three years, although this will vary based on frequency of use and build quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

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

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U551
  2. Models: 2003-2010 Ford Expedition