How to Open Your 2015 Ford E-450 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2015 Ford E-450 Key Fob and Change Battery

Remote key fob allow easy access to your E-450. If the key battery is discharged you’ll not to be able open trunk or doors from distance. In this post, we walks you through how to open your car remote key fob and change your Ford key battery step by step.

What size battery does 2015 Ford E-450 keyless entry remote required

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

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

Inside of your key fob installed tiny coin battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the remote key fob.

Carefully try to pry apart your remote key fob with pry tools. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

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

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all functions works by pressing buttons on circuit board.

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

Video of key opening

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Ford E-450 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key battery change, 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 2015 Ford E-450 keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

The cost to replace the battery in key fob is in range $50-600 depending on the car and the service station.

Key fob batteries in Ford E-450 should be replaced every three years, also this will differ based on usage and build quality. If your key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make problems for you.

If your Ford need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, in most cases battery replace inside remote key fob required. Currently installed battery is dead or weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, keyless entry remote replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U331
  2. Models: 2008-2016 Ford E-450