Ford Escape Key Fob Battery Replacement Years 2001-2019

Find every Ford Escape key fob battery replacement for all models of the Ford Escape vehicle. Ford has made 3 variations of key fobs over the years for it’s populate Escape model. Every model uses the same battery, the CR2032, which is a very popular key fob battery type. To see other Ford vehicles fob batteries see this page.

ModelTrimsGenerationYearsKey Fob TypeSubTypeRechargeable? Ease of changeBatteryBuy
EscapeXLS, XLT, XLT Sport, Limited, Hybrid1st2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007Square Fob, 3-buttonNoCR2032
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EscapeXLS, XLT, XLT Sport, Limited, Hybrid2nd2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012Rounded KeyNoCR2032
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EscapeXLS, XLT, XLT Sport, Limited, Hybrid3rd2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019Rounded KeyNoCR2032
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EscapeXLS, XLT, XLT Sport, Limited, Hybrid3rd2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019Slim Smart KeyNoCR2032
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To see a video on how to change the battery in each key fob type, just click your fob picture to jump to that section.

Square Fob, 3-button: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Ford Escape Square Fob Battery

Rounded Key: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Ford Escape Remote Rounded Key Fob

Slim Smart Key: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

ford slim smart key fob battery

How To Replace Ford Escape Square Fob Battery 2001 – 2007

change fob battery ford escape square unlock remote

To change the internal replaceable CR2032 battery on early 1st generation Ford Escape’s you’ll need to pry apart the fob in half to access the battery. The sides of the fob will fit back together without glue, so that’s a nice perk. Easy to replace:


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How To Replace Ford Escape Rounded Key Fob Battery 2008 – 2019

The Rounded key fob was used in Ford Escape models from 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 years in the 2nd and 3rd generations of the Escape. The battery is fairly easy to change, but does require some prying open of the key to access the internal CR2032 replaceable battery inside.


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Ford Escape Rounded Key Fob

Ford Escape Rounded Key Fob

Ford Escape Rounded Key Fob

Ford Escape Rounded Key Fob

Here’s a video on how to change the battery in this rounded key fob model:

How To Replace Ford Escape Smart Key Fob Battery 2013 – 2019

Here’s how to replace the key fob battery in the Ford Escape slim smart key:


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