2017 Ford Escape Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2017 Ford Escape Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Remote key fob grant access to your Ford. When the remote key fob battery is dead you will lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control distance opening function. Below, we explained how to open Ford keyless entry remote and replace a dead battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Escape, use this guide, but don't forget to check everything you need before you start.

What type battery does 2017 Ford Escape key fob take

Don't forget before disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

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

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

Carefully try to disassemble your key with pry tools. Replace CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2032. Battery must be placed with the same position as was a previous. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

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

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2017 Ford Escape key fob battery replacement

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Ford Escape use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2017 Ford Escape. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

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

You should change batteries inside key fob of Ford Escape at least every three or four years. The term of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

If your car key fob buttons not working, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced or need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, in most cases battery change in remote key fob needed. Current battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix, keyless entry remote replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: M3N5WY8609
  2. Models: 2013-2020 Ford Escape