How to Open Your 2011 Lincoln MKX Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2011 Lincoln MKX Key Fob and Change Battery

If your car key fob is no longer unlock doors properly, the cell battery likely must to be replaced. In this post, we explained how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace your Lincoln key battery step by step.

What is the battery keyless entry remote require

Before starting disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed coin cell battery. Delicately try to pry apart your remote key fob with pry tools. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all functions works by pressing buttons on key fob.

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. Check your fob shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery replace, 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 2011 Lincoln MKX key yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Car service price for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the car.

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be replaced once in three or four years, but this will vary based on frequency of use and battery quality. If your remote key fob shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

If your car has low key battery indicator on dashboard, fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced or key fob buttons not working, in most cases battery replace inside remote key fob required. Installed battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix, remote key fob replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: LIN M3N5WY8609
  2. Models: 2011-2015 Lincoln MKX