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

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

Remote key fob allow access to your Ford. Once the remote key fob battery is dead or weak you will not to be able lock trunk or doors remotely. In this post, we described how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace your Ford key battery step by step.

What kind of battery remote key fob use

Prior to open remote key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: 1 CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

A tiny button battery installed in the your key fob. Gently try to pry apart your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was a previous. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

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

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. If your remote key fob case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Ford Ranger use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote 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.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2006 Ford Ranger. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The cost to change the battery in key is $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

Key fob batteries in Ford Ranger should be replaced every 3-4 years, although this will differ based on frequency of use and build quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

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

  1. FCC ID: OUCD6000022
  2. Models: 2001-2011 Ford Ranger