How to Open Your 2016 Ford F-350 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2016 Ford F-350 Key Fob and Change Battery

Remote key fob grant access to your car. When the key battery is dead you lose your fob’s ability to use remote functions. In this case, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly your remote key fob and change a dead or weak battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near F-350, follow our guide, but first make sure you have everything you need before you start.

What kind of battery remote key fob require

Don't forget before open remote key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and two CR2025 batteries.
  • 2xCR2025 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A coin battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the remote key fob.

Delicately try to pry apart your fob with flat head screwdriver. Change 2xCR2025 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it in keyless entry fob's body. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that everything working fine by pressing buttons on key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Carefully try to assemble the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video instruction

How To Change Ford Key Fob Battery

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Ford F-350 require 2xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $5 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your remote key fob battery is simple to do in 2016 Ford F-350. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The price to replace the battery inside keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

Key fob batteries in Ford F-350 should be replaced once in four years, also this will vary based on their amount of use and build quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

If your Ford 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 replace inside remote key fob needed. Installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not help to fix issues, remote key fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: M3N-A2C31243800
  2. Models: 2015-2017 Ford F-350