How to Open Your 2016 Ford Flex Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2016 Ford Flex Key Fob & Change Battery

Key fob grant easy access to your Flex. If the remote key fob battery is dead or weak you’ll not to be able lock car from distance. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your keyless entry remote with our instruction. Everything you need is explained in this post.

What type battery does 2016 Ford Flex key fob required

Before beginning disassembly remote key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

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

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

Gently try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Replace one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

When the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

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

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2016 Ford Flex Video

Ford Flex Remote Key Fob Battery Replacement 2013 - 2019

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Ford Flex use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

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

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2016 Ford Flex remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

Auto repair shop's pricing for change the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least once in three years. lifespan of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

If your Ford fob's battery more than 4 years old, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, in most cases battery replace in remote key fob required. Current battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not help, key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: M3N5WY8609
  2. Models: 2011-2019 Ford Flex