1999 Jaguar XJ8 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1999 Jaguar XJ8 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Remote key fob grant access to your XJ8. If the keyless entry remote battery is dead you’ll lose your fob’s ability to use remote opportunities. In this article, we are going to tell you how to open your car remote key fob and change a weak or dead battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near XJ8, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have tools and materials required before you start.

What kind of battery key fob use

Before starting disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and CR2016 batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

A tiny button battery installed inside the your key fob. Accurately try to disassemble your key fob with pry tools. Remove 2 CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new batteries in fob’s case. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

After the new batteries installed, verify remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell pieces together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your fob case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Jaguar XJ8 use 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, after keyless entry remote battery replace, you do not need to reprogram. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 1999 Jaguar XJ8. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for key fob disassembly.

The cost to change the battery in fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside remote key fob of Jaguar XJ8 at least every three years. lifespan of battery vary on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells normally will last longer.

These symptoms will alert you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 1999 Jaguar XJ8: signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, key fob buttons not working and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: K8597T315
  2. Models: 1998-2000 Jaguar XJ8