How to Replace the Battery in a 2015 Lincoln MKZ Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2015 Lincoln MKZ Key Fob

If your auto key is not unlock doors correct, the battery more likely must to be changed. In this article, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly your car keyless entry remote and replace a weak battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near MKZ, use this guide, but don't forget to check tools and materials required before you start.

What type battery keyless entry remote require

Changing batteries in remote key fob require flat head screwdriver and two CR2025 batteries. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • 2xCR2025 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your MKZ's keyless entry remote

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

Gently try to pry apart your remote key fob with pry tools. Change 2 CR2025 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries inside 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.

After the new batteries installed, verify keyless entry remote 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 case two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key opening

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Lincoln MKZ use 2xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Changing your remote key fob battery is easy to do in 2015 Lincoln MKZ. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob open.

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

Key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed once in 3-4 years, also this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make trouble for you.

These signs will alert you that it's perhaps time to change battery in your Lincoln MKZ: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: M3N-A2C31243300
  2. Models: 2013-2016 Lincoln MKZ