2012 Ford Escape Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2012 Ford Escape Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

If your auto remote key fob is no longer unlock doors well, the cell battery most likely must to be replaced. In this article, we described how to open your key fob and change your Ford key battery.

What is the battery key fob require

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 fob’s batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A small button battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Move the key out of the way if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Accurately try to open your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

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

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your body two halves together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. If your remote key fob case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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FAQ

Keyless entry remote of Ford Escape require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2012 Ford Escape remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

Car service cost for change the battery in key fob is $50-600 depending on the car.

Key fob batteries in Ford Escape should be replaced every four years, although this will vary based on usage and battery quality. If your key fob shortened signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

If your Ford key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, it's probably battery replace inside remote key fob needed. Installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, key change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U331
  2. Models: 2001-2014 Ford Escape