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Richard, Jaguar Technician
Category: Jaguar
Satisfied Customers: 15524
Experience:  12 years at a Ford/Lincoln Mercury and Jaguar dealer as technician and shop foreman.
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It is in valet mode and I'm unable to disable it, 2005,

Customer Question

it is in valet mode and I'm unable to disable it
JA: What is the model/year of your Jaguar?
Customer: 2005
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: xj8l
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

The only way to disengage the valet is to use your flip key and open the trunk using the trunk lock cylinder located on the trunk lid above the license plate under the U in JAGUAR on the chrome blade.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I did that but car still valet modem and I'm unable to open grove box
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
correction mode not modem
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Richard are you there?
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

With the trunk open turn the ignition ON and see if the message center tells you the trunk is open.