How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Ford F-150 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Ford F-150 Key Fob

If your car key fob is no longer working perfectly, the battery likely needs to be changed. In this post, you’ll benefit from knowing how to disassembly Ford key fob and replace a weak or dead battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near F-150, use this guide, but first make sure you have everything you need.

What type battery does 2006 Ford F-150 remote key fob take

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

Simple steps to change the battery in your F-150's remote key fob

A tiny coin cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Accurately try to pry apart your fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it inside fob’s case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you put battery wrong way.

When 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 together by hands from top to bottom. Check your key shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

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Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Ford F-150 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after remote key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2006 Ford F-150 remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

The price to change the battery inside key fob can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Ford F-150 should be changed once in three years, also this will differ based on their amount of use and build quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These signs will warn you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 2006 Ford F-150: low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUCD6000022
  2. Models: 2004-2016 Ford F150