Ford F-150 Key Fob Battery Remote Replacement Years 1999-2019

The F-150 key fob has 4 main variants over the past 24 years. Here’s how to replace the key fob battery for each year / fob version of the Ford F-150 and what battery you will need to buy. Need another Ford key battery?

ModelTrimsGenerationYearsKey Fob TypeSubTypeRechargeable? Ease of changeBatteryBuy
F-150F-150, Cyclone V6, EcoBoost V6, Coyote V8, PowerStroke Turbo-Diesel V6, XL, XLT, Lariate, King Ranch, Platinum, Limited, Raptor, Shelpy Raptor Baja, Shelby Raptor13th2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019Ford Smart Key w/Pull Out Valet Key Battery
Easy Pull Out Valet Key
Smart KeyNoCR2450Check on Amazon
F-150F-150, Cyclone V6, EcoBoost V6, Coyote V8, PowerStroke Turbo-Diesel V6, XL, XLT, Lariate, King Ranch, Platinum, Limited, Raptor, Shelpy Raptor Baja, Shelby Raptor13th2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019Ford Rounded Rectangle Flip Key Battery
Rounded Rectangle
Flip KeyNoCR2032Check on Amazon
F-150F-150, XLT SuperCab, Lariat, King Ranch, Harley Davidson, SVT Raptor, EcoBoost V6, Ti-VCT V6, Modular V6, Coyote V8, Modular V8, Boss V8, Platinum Crew Cab, XL Regular Cab12th2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014Ford Rounded Key Battery
Rounded Key
NoCR2032Check on Amazon
F-150F-150, STX SuperCab, Lariat SuperCrew, Harley Davidson SuperCrew, FX2 SuperCrew, Lobo Crew Cab, Regular Cab11th2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011Ford Square Fob (no key, 4-button) Battery
Square Fob, 4-button
No KeyNoCR2032Check on Amazon
F-150F-150, SVT Lightning, Essex V6, Triton V8, Supercharged Triton V8, King Ranch SuperCrew, Harley Davidson, SuperCab XLT, Super Crew Off road 4x410th1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004Ford Square Fob (no key, 3-button) Battery
Square Fob
No KeyNoCR2032Check on Amazon

How To Replace the F-150 Smart Key Fob Battery (2015-2019)

How to change the 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 2019 Ford F-150 key fob battery
How to change the 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 2019 Ford F-150 key fob battery

The smart key does not contain a flip out key, instead there is a button that when depressed releases an interior key. The vehicle itself can be unlocked while the key is in your pocket! These are probably the easiest batteries to replace of any F-150 remote fob. This fob uses the large CR 2450 battery.

This is the battery for this F-150 smart key fob:


Buy CR 2045 Replacement Battery on Amazon

How To Replace the F-150 Flip Key Fob Battery (2015-2019)

How to change the 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 2019 Ford F-150 Flip key fob battery
How to change the 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 2019 Ford F-150 Flip key fob battery

This is a newer fob that does not contain the “smart” key features of the Smart Key fob. This has a flip key and uses a smaller CR2032 battery.

Here’s a short video on how to replace the Flip Key Battery for the newer F-150s:

This is the battery for this F-150 flip key fob:


Buy CR 2032 Replacement Battery on Amazon

How To Replace the F-150 Rounded Key Fob Battery (2009-2014)

Change the key battery in this integrated rounded Ford F-150 fob/key
Change the key battery in this integrated rounded Ford F-150 fob/key

The Rounded key fob was used in F-150 models in the 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 years crossing the 11th and 12th generations of the F-150. The key does not flip out and is rounded in a semi-circle at the base where the key is at. It may contain an unlock and lock buttons, along with truck or alarm buttons.

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

This is the battery for this F-150 rounded key fob:


Buy CR 2032 Replacement Battery on Amazon

How To Replace the F-150 Square Key Fob Battery (1998-2011)

Change the remote key battery on the older 3 or 4-button F-150 remotes
Change the remote key battery on the older 3 or 4-button F-150 remotes

The video below shoes how to replace the key fob battery for the 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 models of the F-150 that use the square remote unlock fob. This fob does not contain a key but just the ability to remote unlock the vehicle, sound an alarm, or pop the trunk depending on your model.

F-150 1998-2011 Remote Key Fob
F-150 1998-2011 Remote Key Fob
F-150 1998-2011 Remote Key Fob
F-150 1998-2011 Remote Key Fob

Here’s how to change the battery on the square remote unlock fob for the early 2000’s era F-150:

This is the battery for this F-150 square remote key fob:


Buy CR 2032 Replacement Battery on Amazon

About the Ford F-150

First produced in 1975, The F-150 has become one of Ford’s top-selling models for years. Alongside is sleek aluminum-body construction is a set of high-tech driver assist as well as an advanced engine. Its beautiful hauler is fit for every job and every personality. Its signature powertrain is a powerful twin-turbo V-6 375hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. This paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission and you can bank on Ford F-150 to tow a best-in-class 13,200 pounds.

What is new in 2019 Ford F-150?
King Ranch, Lariat, and Platinum models now come with diesel engines. Its Navy Pier interior color scheme has changed to Camel Back two-tone. FordPass Connect has become the standard for F-150 XLT, while the CD player has been removed. The XLT Sport Appearance Package now comes with five-inch angular step bars as well as new exterior colors that include Abyss Grey, Agate Black, and Silver Spruce.

Safety and driver-assistance features
Ford F-150 is equipped with almost every advanced safety technology available for passenger vehicles. The driver aid makes the tedious work of backing up the trailer as seamless as twisting a knob. The F-150 is rated one of the safest pickups on the market by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Driving
Even without the range-topping engine, the Ford F-150 is a strong performer. Its turbocharged 2.7 liter V6 is quite punchy, and the seamless-shifting 10-speed gearbox makes the most of it. This truck steers and delivers as well as anything in the class.

Comfort
There is a lot to like about the F-150. From programmable Ford keys to comfortable seats as well as the climate control system, this pickup truck delivers the ultimate comfort. Plus its cabin environment is very quiet and calm. And the optional FX4 Off-Road package does not make the ride any objectionable.