How to Open Your 2014 Jaguar XKR Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2014 Jaguar XKR Key Fob & Change Battery

If your XKR key fob is not open doors perfectly, the cell battery likely must to be changed. In this post, you will benefit from knowing how to open your keyless entry remote and change a dead battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near XKR, follow our instruction, but first make sure you have all you need before you start.

What type battery does 2014 Jaguar XKR remote key fob take

Prior to disassembly key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's key fob

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny coin cell battery. Remove any internal key before you try to pry apart the remote key fob.

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

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

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

Video of remote key fob disassembly

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FAQ

Remote key fob of Jaguar XKR use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2014 Jaguar XKR key yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

Auto repair shop's pricing for change the battery in fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make.

Key fob batteries in Jaguar XKR should be changed once in 3-4 years, although this will vary based on their amount of use and build quality. If your remote key fob decreased signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

If your auto fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced or key fob buttons not working, in most cases battery change inside remote key fob required. Installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not help, fob change or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KR55WK49244
  2. Models: 2007-2014 Jaguar XKR