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.

ModelTrimsGenerationYearsKey Fob TypeSubTypeRechargeable? Ease of changeBatteryBuy
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, 2004Square FobNo KeyNoCR2032Check on Amazon
F-150F-150, STX SuperCab, Lariat SuperCrew, Harley Davidson SuperCrew, FX2 SuperCrew, Lobo Crew Cab, Regular Cab11th2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011Square Fob, 4-buttonNo 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, 2014Rounded KeyNoCR2032Check 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, 2019Rounded RectangleFlip KeyNoCR2032Check 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, 2019Rounded RectangleSmart KeyNoCR2450Check on Amazon

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Square Fob: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004


Square Fob: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011


Rounded Key: 2009, 2010, 2011,2012, 2013, 2014
F-150 2009-2014 Remote Rounded Key Fob

Flip Key: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Smart Key: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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

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.


Check Square Fob Battery CR 2032 on Amazon

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:

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

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.


Check Rounded Key Fob Battery CR 2032 on Amazon

F-150 2009-2014 Remote Rounded Key Fob

F-150 2009-2014 Remote Rounded Key Fob

F-150 2009-2014 Remote Rounded Key Fob

F-150 2009-2014 Remote Rounded Key Fob

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

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

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.


Check Flip Key Fob Battery CR 2032 on Amazon

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

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

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.


Check Smart Fob Battery CR 2450 on Amazon

F-150 2009-2014 Smart Key Fob

Here’s a short video on how to replace the Smart Key Battery: