How to Open Your 2012 Ford F-350 Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2012 Ford F-350 Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow access to your Ford. When the keyless entry remote battery is weak you will not to be able open doors remotely. In this article, we explained how to open Ford keyless entry remote and replace a weak battery yourself. If you choose to do it at home near F-350, use this instruction, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What type battery key fob require

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

Step by step guide

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

Delicately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you place battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's case in reverse order.

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Ford F-350 require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2012 Ford F-350 keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

Dealer service cost for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car.

Remote key fob batteries in Ford F-350 should be replaced once in four years, also this will differ based on frequency of use and quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

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

  1. FCC ID: OUCD6000022
  2. Models: 2004-2016 Ford F350