How to Open Your 2018 Ford Taurus Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2018 Ford Taurus Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Ford key is no longer open doors perfectly, the battery more likely needs to be replaced. In this post, we are going to tell you how to open Ford remote key fob and change a weak battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near Taurus, follow our guide, but don't forget to check all you need before you start.

What size battery does 2018 Ford Taurus keyless entry remote required

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

Step by step guide

Inside of your key fob installed tiny coin cell 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 pry tools. Replace 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

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

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Remote key fob of Ford Taurus use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 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 remote key fob battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your key fob battery is simple to do in 2018 Ford Taurus. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob open.

The cost to change the battery inside key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of modern cars at least once in three or four years. The lifetime of battery differ on usage time, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

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

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