How to Open Your 2008 Lincoln MKX Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2008 Lincoln MKX Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your car. If the key fob battery is weak you lose your fob’s ability to use distance functions. In this post, we walks you through how to disassembly your car keyless entry remote and replace your Lincoln key battery.

What size battery does 2008 Lincoln MKX keyless entry remote take

Changing battery in remote key fob require flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your remote key fob installed coin cell battery. Carefully try to open your fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

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

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your body pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key fob case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2008 Lincoln MKX Video

How To Replace Lincoln MKX Key Fob Battery 2007 2008

Still not working? Buy new one


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

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 2008 Lincoln MKX remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

Auto repair shop's cost for replace the battery in remote key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Lincoln MKX at least once in three or four years. lifespan of battery vary on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells usually will last longer.

These symptoms will alert you that it's probably time to change battery in your 2008 Lincoln MKX: low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUCD6000022
  2. Models: 2007-2013 Lincoln MKX