How to Open Your 2008 Jaguar XJR Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2008 Jaguar XJR Key Fob and Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your car. Once the remote key fob battery is dead you’ll lose your keyless entry fob's ability to control remote opening function. In this article, we outlined how to disassembly your car remote key fob and replace your Jaguar key battery.

What size battery does 2008 Jaguar XJR key fob required

Replacing battery in key fob require one CR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

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

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny button cell battery. Open the key if it is in the key fob.

Gently try to disassemble your key with hands or flat head screwdriver. Remove one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery inside fob’s case. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s shell in reverse order.

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

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2008 Jaguar XJR Video

DIY: Jaguar Key Fob Battery Replacement

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Jaguar XJR require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $5 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery change. If your remote key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2008 Jaguar XJR. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The price to change the battery in key fob is $50-600 depending on the car and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Jaguar XJR at least every three years. The term of battery differ on frequency of use, quality and operating conditions.

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

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