How to Replace the Battery in a 2016 Ford Expedition Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2016 Ford Expedition Key Fob

Keyless entry remote grant access to your auto. When the key battery is weak you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use distance opportunities. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your keyless entry remote, and it’s easier than you think. All tools, that you need is explained in this article.

What type battery does 2016 Ford Expedition remote key fob take

Before beginning open key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step guide

A small button battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the key fob.

Accurately try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside keyless entry fob's shell. Battery must be placed with the same position as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all functions works by pressing buttons on keyless entry remote.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your key fob body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Ford Expedition use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2016 Ford Expedition. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

Auto repair shop's cost for change the battery in key is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Ford Expedition should be changed every 4 years, but this will differ based on usage and quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

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

  1. FCC ID: M3N5WY8609
  2. Models: 2015-2017 Ford Expedition