How to Open Your 2005 Jaguar XJR Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2005 Jaguar XJR Key Fob and Change Battery

Key fob allow easy access to your XJR. Once the key fob battery is discharged you not to be able lock car from distance. In this post, we are going to tell you how to open your remote key fob and replace a dead or weak battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near XJR, follow our guide, but don't forget to check tools and materials required.

What is the battery remote key fob require

Before you start to disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your remote key fob installed button cell battery. Open key first, and then try to pry apart the key fob.

Delicately try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s body. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all functions works by pressing buttons on key fob.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your case two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your key shell for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Jaguar XJR use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, size packaging and type you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after key fob battery change, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2005 Jaguar XJR key yourself. Most hard part is to disassembly keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our instruction.

The price to change the battery in key fob is in range from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Jaguar XJR at least once in three or four years. The lifetime of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions.

These symptoms will alert you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2005 Jaguar XJR: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, low key battery indicator on dashboard, you didn't change battery more than 4 years and key fob buttons not working.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NHVWB1U241 | CWTWB1U243
  2. Models: 2004-2009 Jaguar XJR