How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Ford Freestar Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Ford Freestar Key Fob

Remote key fob grant access to your Ford. Once the keyless entry remote battery is dead or weak you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control distance functions. It's not complicated to change the battery in your remote key fob with our instruction. All tools, that you need is described in this post.

What size battery does 2006 Ford Freestar remote key fob take

Replacing battery in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

A coin battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Delicately try to open your fob with flat head screwdriver. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you place battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, verify key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Check your key case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

How To Replace Ford Freestar Key Fob Battery 2004 2005 2006 2007

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Ford Freestar use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after key battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your key fob battery is simple to do in 2006 Ford Freestar. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

The cost to change the battery inside key is in range $50-600 depending on the make and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Ford Freestar at least once in three years. The lifetime of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

These symptoms will warn you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 2006 Ford Freestar: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U551
  2. Models: 2004-2007 Ford Freestar