How to Open Your 2018 Ford F-350 Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2018 Ford F-350 Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your Ford. When the keyless entry remote battery is discharged you’ll not to be able unlock car from distance. Below, we outlined how to open your key fob and replace your Ford key battery.

What is the battery remote key fob require

Before starting disassembly remote key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2450 battery.
  • 1xCR2450 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

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

Delicately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2450 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with new one CR2450. 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 position on battery, by "+" mark.

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

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your remote key fob case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Ford F-350 use 1xCR2450 batteries. Most CR2450 batteries are under $5 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2018 Ford F-350. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

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

Remote key fob batteries in Ford F-350 should be replaced every 4 years, also this will vary based on their amount of use and build quality. If your keyless entry remote shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop close doors and make problems for you.

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

  1. FCC ID: M3N-A2C93142600
  2. Models: 2017-2020 Ford F-350