1999 Jaguar XK8 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

1999 Jaguar XK8 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

If your Jaguar key is not unlock doors perfectly, the battery likely needs to be replaced. Below, we outlined how to open your car keyless entry remote and change your Jaguar key battery.

What type battery key fob require

Before going to disassembly key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 2 CR2016 batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2016 batteries

Step by step guide

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed small coin battery. Delicately try to open your key with flat head screwdriver. Change two CR2016 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old batteries with fresh one CR2016. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

When the new batteries installed, check remote key fob by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the pieces in place by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your remote key fob shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 1999 Jaguar XK8 Video

fix your Jaguar Xk8 XKR remote key fob. Or any car remote!

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Jaguar XK8 require 2xCR2016 batteries. Most CR2016 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery change. If your keyless entry remote not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 1999 Jaguar XK8 remote key fob yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The cost to replace the battery inside key can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

Remote key fob batteries in Jaguar XK8 should be replaced every four years, but this will vary based on frequency of use and build quality. If your remote key fob shortened signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

These signs will warn you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your Jaguar XK8: you didn't change battery more than 4 years, signal strength reduced, key fob buttons not working and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
Be the first to comment.
Your message is required.

Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: K8597T315
  2. Models: 1997-2000 Jaguar XK8