Ford Expedition Key Fob Battery Remote Replacement 1997 – 2019

Once Ford figured out it had a hit with it’s Explorer SUV, it was obvious a larger SUV would be on the horizon. The Expedition began the larger and larger expansion of SUVs in the US (along with our waists!). The Expedition has had nearly every Ford Key fob over the years, so I will cover each fob here and how to change the battery in your Expedition remote.

ModelTrimsGenerationYearsKey Fob TypeSubTypeRechargeable? Ease of changeBatteryBuy
ExpeditionDOHC Ti-VCT EcoBoost Platinum Series, Platinum, Limited, XLT4th2018, 2019Ford Smart Key w/Pull Out Valet Key BatteryEasy Pull Out Valet KeySmart KeyNoCR2450Check on Amazon
ExpeditionEcoBoost3rd2015, 2016, 2017Ford Slim Smart Key Battery Slim Smart Remote Key Smart KeyNoCR2032Check on Amazon
Expedition3rd2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017Ford Rounded Key Battery Rounded Key NoCR2032Check on Amazon
Expedition24-valve SOHC VCT Triton V-82nd2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010Ford Square Fob (no key, 4-button) Battery Square FobRemote OnlyNoCR2032Check on Amazon
Expedition1st1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002Square Fob (no key, 3-button)Remote OnlyNoCR2032Check on Amazon

How to replace the Ford Expedition 2018, 2019 Smart key fob battery

How to change the 2018, 2019 Ford Expedition Key Fob Battery
How to change the 2018, 2019 Ford Expedition Key Fob Battery

The modern smart key for the Expedition is large, and contains a simple to change CR2450 internal battery. You’ll need to pop off the back of the fob to access the battery. Here’s is the video I made that shows how to easily do this:


This is the battery for this Ford Expedition smart key fob:


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How to replace the Ford Expedition 2015, 2016, 2017 slim key fob battery

How to change a 2015, 2016, 2017 Ford Expedition Key Fob Battery
How to change a 2015, 2016, 2017 Ford Expedition Key Fob Battery

This older smart fob takes a small CR2032 battery to change. It’s a quick and easy battery to replace. Here’s my video on changing this fob for the Expedition models during these years:


This is the battery for this Ford Expedition slim key fob:


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How to replace the Ford Expedition 2010 – 2017 remote key fob battery

Replace Ford Expedition key battery from 2010 - 2017
Replace Ford Expedition key battery from 2010 – 2017

This non-smart key fob has the key built into it. It’s a quick change of the CR2032 battery though, here’s my video that shows how to do it:


This is the battery for this Ford Expedition remote key fob:


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