How to Replace the Battery in a 2005 Lincoln Navigator Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2005 Lincoln Navigator Key Fob

If your Navigator key isn't unlock doors well, the cell battery likely needs to be replaced. Yes, it is possible to replace the battery in your remote key fob, and it’s easier than you think. All tools, that you need is described in this post.

What kind of battery key fob require

Before starting disassembly key fob check all that you need: CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

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

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your remote key fob will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

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

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob body firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key fob disassembly

How To Replace Lincoln Navigator Key Fob Battery 2004 2012

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Lincoln Navigator use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2005 Lincoln Navigator. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

Auto repair shop's cost for replace the battery in fob is $50-600 depending on the car.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least once in 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery vary on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to change battery in your Lincoln Navigator: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

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