Mechanics

JAGUAR XK8 BATTERY PROBLEM

2003 Jaguar XK8 • 78,000 miles

I recently had the battery replaced on my jaguar (not at a jaguar garage) since then the remote control for the locking system has not worked. I have replaced the batteries in both keys and had a specialist lock mechanic attempt to fix it - he says the car is emitting the signal and the key is working properly - but the car and key are not talking to each other. I also had another mechanic look who says the locking system is fine - the keys are fine but he thinks the code has been lost when the battery was replaced and there is nothing actually wrong with the system itself. Any help please
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March 2, 2013.



There is nothing wrong. It has to be re programmed for the key to talk to the module. Thats why you need a battery saver when this operation is perofrmed.

Roy