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Can't use stereo after battery change don't have the code

Customer Question

Can't use stereo after battery change don't have the code for W reg S Type
JA: Have you changed a battery before?
Customer: Yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Jaguar?
Customer: S Type 2000
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I'm looking for a soution
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I have the radio serial number
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  Matt replied 11 months ago.


Once you have a serial number then someone like

Can provide a code for a small fee

If you check the handbook first though as often the radio code is on a sticker inside the front cover or inside the audio manual.

It would also be worth contacting the local dealership as they often carry the codes for recently built cars ( last 10 years)