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Ford Escape 2020-2022 Owners Manual / Keys and Remote Controls / Changing the Remote Control Battery - Vehicles With: Flip Key

Ford Escape: Keys and Remote Controls / Changing the Remote Control Battery - Vehicles With: Flip Key

WARNING: Keep batteries away from children to prevent ingestion. Failure to follow this instruction could result in personal injury or death. If ingested, immediately seek medical attention.

WARNING: If the battery compartment does not securely close, stop using the remote control and replace it as soon as possible. In the meantime, keep the remote control away from children. Failure to follow this instruction could result in personal injury or death.

Battery Replacement Procedure

The remote control uses one coin-type 3-volt lithium battery CR2032 or equivalent.

Press the button to release the key blade before beginning the procedure.

Ford Escape. Changing the Remote Control Battery - Vehicles With: Flip Key

  1. Insert a screwdriver, in the position shown and gently push the clip.
  2. Press the clip down to release the battery cover.

    Ford Escape. Changing the Remote Control Battery - Vehicles With: Flip Key

  3. Carefully remove the cover.

    Ford Escape. Changing the Remote Control Battery - Vehicles With: Flip Key

  4. Insert a screwdriver as shown to release the battery.

    Ford Escape. Changing the Remote Control Battery - Vehicles With: Flip Key

    Note: Do not touch the battery contacts or the printed circuit board with the screwdriver.

  5. Remove the battery.
  6. Install a new battery with the + facing up.
  7. Replace the battery cover.

Ford Escape. Changing the Remote Control Battery - Vehicles With: Flip Key Dispose of old batteries in an environmentally friendly way. Seek advice from your local authority about recycling old batteries.

Note: Do not wipe off any grease on the battery terminals or on the back surface of the circuit board.

Note: Replacing the battery does not erase the programmed key from your vehicle. The remote control should operate normally.

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