How to Open Your 2005 Ford Taurus Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2005 Ford Taurus Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote grant easy access to your auto. If the keyless entry remote battery is dead you will not to be able close doors from distance. Below, we outlined how to open your car remote key fob and change your Ford key battery.

What type battery keyless entry remote use

Prior to disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A tiny coin battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Accurately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in keyless entry 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 remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working properly, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

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

How to replace the battery video instruction

DIY: Ford Keyless Remote Battery Replacement & Disassembly

Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Ford Taurus require 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

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

Dealer service pricing for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of Ford Taurus at least every four years. lifespan of battery vary on usage time, operating conditions and quality.

If your Ford fob's battery more than 4 years old, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or key fob buttons not working, it's probably battery replace in remote key fob needed. Currently installed battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U322
  2. Models: 1998-2011 Ford Taurus