How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Jaguar XJR Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1998 Jaguar XJR Key Fob

If your auto remote key fob isn't working perfectly, the battery likely needs to be replaced. In this article, you will benefit from knowing how to disassembly Jaguar key fob and replace a dead battery yourself. If you decide to do it at home near XJR, use this instruction, but don't forget to check tools and materials required.

What is the battery remote key fob require

Replacing batteries in keyless entry remote require flat head screwdriver and CR2016 batteries. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Step by step guide

A button cell battery installed inside the your key fob. Accurately try to open your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Replace 2 CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries in keyless entry fob's shell. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that everything is functioning by testing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your body two halves together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Jaguar XJR require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1998 Jaguar XJR key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The cost to replace the battery inside fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least once in 3-4 years. lifespan of battery differ on usage time, operating conditions and quality.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to replace battery in your Jaguar XJR: signal strength reduced, low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: K8597T315
  2. Models: 1998-2000 Jaguar XJR