Ford Key Fob Batteries & How to Replace Them

Ford is the #1 car maker in the US and the top user of key fobs. Ford has been using key fobs to unlock it’s cars and trucks since at least it’s 1993 Ford Explorer model.

Most Popular Ford Models

How to change the batteries on the most popular Ford vehicle key fob remotes.

  • F-150 – The Most Popular Vehicle in the US. Find all models of key fob batteries.
  • Explorer – The original SUV that basically invented the category.

Ford Key Fobs

Ford has made about 7 major key fobs over the years:

  • Square Fob (no key)
  • Rounded Key
  • Slim Smart Key
  • Rounded Rectangle Flip Key
  • Rounded Rectangle w/Internal Valet Key
  • Smart Key w/Pull Out Valet Key
PictureKeyYearsBuy Battery
Square Fob (no key, 3-button)1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
Square Fob (no key, 4-button)2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010CR2032 Check on Amazon
Rounded Key2011, 2012, 2013CR2032 Check on Amazon
Slim Smart Key2013, 2014, 2015CR2032 Check on Amazon
Rounded Rectangle Flip Key2016, 2017CR2032 Check on Amazon
Rounded Rectangle w/Internal Valet Key2016, 2017CR2032 Check on Amazon
Smart Key w/Pull Out Valet Key2018+CR2450 Check on Amazon