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

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

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your Taurus. If the remote key fob battery is weak you’ll lose your fob’s ability to control distance opening function. In this article, we demonstrate how to open Ford key fob and change a discharged battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near Taurus, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have all you need before you start.

What size battery does 2016 Ford Taurus remote key fob required

Changing battery in key fob require flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your Taurus's keyless entry remote

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

Gently try to disassemble your key fob with pry tools. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s case. Battery must be installed with the same position as was an old. Your key will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and put it together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Ford Taurus use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the brand, type and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob 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 simple to do in 2016 Ford Taurus. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for key fob open.

Car service pricing for change the battery in fob is $50-600 depending on the car.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least every 3-4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on usage time, quality and operating conditions.

These signs will alert you that it's probably time to replace battery in your Ford Taurus: signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: M3N5WY8609
  2. Models: 2013-2019 Ford Taurus