How to Open Your 2012 Ford Expedition Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2012 Ford Expedition Key Fob & Change Battery

Key fob grant access to your auto. When the remote key fob battery is dead or weak you not to be able unlock car from distance. In this case, you will benefit from knowing how to open Ford keyless entry remote and replace a dead battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near Expedition, use this instruction, but don't forget to check everything you need.

What type battery does 2012 Ford Expedition key fob required

Don't forget before disassembly remote key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your Expedition's key fob

A tiny coin battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Accurately try to disassemble your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all is functioning by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your case pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your key fob shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of remote key fob disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Ford Expedition use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2012 Ford Expedition key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

The cost to replace the battery inside keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service station.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Ford Expedition at least once in four years. The term of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

These symptoms will alert you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 2012 Ford Expedition: signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUCD6000022
  2. Models: 2003-2016 Ford Expedition