Ford Freestyle Key Fob Battery Remote Replacement 2005 – 2008

The short lived Ford Freestyle only had two types of fobs in the mid to late 2000’s. Neither are smart keys, and both take a CR2032 3v battery to replace.

ModelTrimsGenerationYearsKey Fob TypeSubTypeRechargeable? Ease of changeBatteryBuy
FreestyleSE, SEL, Limited, AWD1st2007, 2008Ford Rounded Key Battery Rounded Key NoCR2032
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FreestyleSE, SEL, Limited, AWD1st2005, 2006, 2007Ford Square Fob (no key, 4-button) Battery Square FobRemote OnlyNoCR2032
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How to replace the Ford Freestyle 2008 remote key fob battery

Change the Ford Freestyle key fob battery circa 2008
Change the Ford Freestyle key fob battery circa 2008

The other Freestyle fob is just a remote, but this has the 4 button unlock/lock features in addition to the key. This fob needs to be seperated into 2 pieces to access the CR2032 3v battery inside. Here’s my video that shows how to replace this battery in the Ford Freestyle fob:

Ford Freestyle Remote Key Fob Battery Replacement 2007 2008

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

Amazon Basics 4 Pack CR2032 3 Volt Lithium Coin Cell Battery
  • IN THE BOX: 4-pack of CR2032 3 volt lithium coin cell batteries; replacement for BR2032, DL2032, and ECR2032
  • DEVICE COMPATIBLE: Ideal for watches, calculators, key fobs, Apple TV remotes, and other small electronics
  • DESIGNED TO LAST: 8-year leak-free shelf life