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2000 jaguar xj8: my keyless remote will not work

Customer Question

I have a 2000 jaguar xj8 my keyless remote will not work. The battery is good on the remote.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  aricaudio replied 4 years ago.
Hello, Is this a factory keyless system or aftermarket?

Edited by aricaudio on 11/19/2009 at 7:15 PM EST
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Factory keyless system
Expert:  aricaudio replied 4 years ago.

Is the battery in the vehicle in good shape? Also when did the keyless entry stop working? Was there a a trip to the mechanic at some point, or did it always not work?

Just trying to do some deduction and see what may have happened.

 

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
The system stopped working yesterday. The battery on the car is in new about 6 months old. It has not been to the mechanic recently. When I put the key into the door lock and turn it anti-clock wise it locks and chirps as it is supposed to.
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 4 years ago.

 

Customer............another expert here

 

If you are sure the Transmitter is transmitting a signal, you can try to rysync the Transmitter with the Reciever by
Stand next to vehicle
Press & Hold Lock & Unlock Buttons together for apprx 5 seconds.

If the above does not work, the system needs to be checked for problems, via Dealer Scan Tool.
Be sure you have all Remotes at that time

 

 

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Thank you for a great try. it did not work. I will the car checked.
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 4 years ago.

 

Sorry for the bad news, but that system is not Customer friendly / repaired without the use of Dealer Scan Tool

 

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