How to Replace Your Jaguar Key Fob Battery

Man opening car with key fob
If you’re noticing that your Jaguar key fob battery isn’t working correctly or is less efficient, you’re probably wondering how to open the Jaguar key fob to replace the battery. Good news! Our guide below shows you how to handle a Jaguar key fob replacement, the Jaguar key fob cover, and when to know if the Jaguar key fob battery should get replaced. Our service and parts experts are ready to answer any questions you may have along the way.



When Should I Replace the Jaguar Key Fob Battery?

There are two ways that Wichita drivers will know when it’s time for a new Jaguar key fob battery. In newer Jaguar models, the Message Center sends out an alert stating, “smart key battery is low.” Another sign is the range of effectiveness for the fob diminishes greatly.

How to Open the Jaguar Key Fob?

Before you take on the Jaguar key fob battery replacement, you’ll need to open it. You can do so by following the steps below:

  1. Remove your Jaguar key cover by pressing a button on the side of your fob to release the cover.
  2. Slide it back and pull it off. By doing so, you’ll expose your emergency key.
  3. Turn the key and have it pointing in the same direction as the arrow.
  4. Remove it, and use it to pry the key fob body off of the panel that conceals the battery.

How to Replace a Dead Jaguar Key Fob Battery?

Once you’ve opened the Jaguar key fob cover and exposed the battery, make sure you have the CR2023 ready to go. Then, follow these steps:

  1. Take the old battery out. As you take it out, press the upper positive terminal until it touches the negative grid. After recovering the terminal position, the positive contact should be firm with the upper terminal.
  2. Put your new battery in with the positive side turned upward. Then, put your key fob back together.
  3. If your vehicle has a passive entry, wait 10 minutes for the battery to recharge before you try your smart key out.

What Should I Do When I need a Jaguar Key Fob Replacement?

If you lose your key fob, don’t fret! Contact the parts department at Jaguar Kansas City, and we’ll fit a new key to your door and reprogram it! Stop by our parts department, and we’ll handle the rest for you!

Learn More Service Tips With Jaguar Kansas City!

If you have any additional questions about how to replace the Jaguar key fob battery, what TPMS means, or how often to have the motor oil replaced, we can help! Give our service team a call to schedule an appointment today! We work hard to keep your vehicle performing at its best!


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