How to Replace the Battery in a 2016 Lincoln MKZ Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2016 Lincoln MKZ Key Fob

Keyless entry remote allow access to your MKZ. If the key fob battery is weak you’ll not to be able unlock trunk or doors remotely. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your keyless entry remote with our instruction. All tools, that you need is described below.

What type battery does 2016 Lincoln MKZ keyless entry remote required

Don't forget before disassembly remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 2 CR2025 batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2025 batteries

Simple steps to change the battery in your MKZ's remote key fob

Inside of your remote key fob installed button battery. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Delicately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2025 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it in fob’s shell. 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.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, check that all working fine by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your key shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key disassembly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Lincoln MKZ use 2xCR2025 batteries. Most CR2025 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Remote key fob in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery replace. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2016 Lincoln MKZ. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The cost to change the battery inside fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least once in three years. lifespan of battery differ on usage time, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

These symptoms will warn you that it's possible time to replace battery in your 2016 Lincoln MKZ: signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

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