How to Open Your 2012 Lincoln Navigator Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2012 Lincoln Navigator Key Fob & Change Battery

If your auto keyless entry remote isn't working well, the battery surely needs to be changed. In this post, we walks you through how to disassembly your car remote key fob and change your Lincoln key battery step by step.

What type battery does 2012 Lincoln Navigator remote key fob take

Prior to open key fob make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to change the battery in your Navigator's key fob

A tiny coin cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Delicately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. 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 keyless entry fob's case, check that all functions works by testing buttons on key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. If your fob case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Lincoln Navigator require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 2012 Lincoln Navigator keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

Auto repair shop's price for replace the battery in remote key fob is $50-600 depending on the make.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Lincoln Navigator at least every three or four years. lifespan of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These symptoms will alert you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your 2012 Lincoln Navigator: low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: OUCD6000022
  2. Models: 2003-2015 Lincoln Navigator