How to Open Your 2012 Ford E-250 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2012 Ford E-250 Key Fob and Change Battery

Remote key fob grant access to your Ford. When the keyless entry remote battery is dead you will lose your fob’s ability to use distance opportunities. In this post, we explained how to disassembly your key fob and replace a dead or weak battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near E-250, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have everything you need.

What type battery does 2012 Ford E-250 key fob required

Before going to disassembly key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

A small coin cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Move the key out of the way if it is in the remote key fob.

Accurately try to pry apart your key with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key fob will not work if you place battery wrong way.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Key fob of Ford E-250 require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after remote key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2012 Ford E-250. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

Dealer service cost for change the battery in fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

Key fob batteries in Ford E-250 should be changed every three or four years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

These signs will warn you that it's probably time to change battery in your Ford E-250: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUCD6000022
  2. Models: 2008-2013 Ford E250