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Short distance on remote transmitter

 
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Old 05-09-2019, 07:10 PM
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Unhappy Short distance on remote transmitter

Hello everyone,

i have a 2007 XJ6 (second owner)

my problem is with the remote transmitter(key fob). it will only lock/unlock doors on short distance for example if i am 5 meters away from my car, if i go further away it won't work?

is this normal?

I already changed the battery with a new one but still same thing, i have no idea if this is the normal range for jaguars but its kinda sad to see ford/kia/hyundai remotes work from 20 meters+

any ideas?
 
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Old 05-09-2019, 10:08 PM
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I used mine today and it must have been 25 metres away.

I think it's the driver's door module that it's talking to and unplugging it a couple of times and cleaning the plug/sockets

with electrical cleaner may help but would it be worth the time?
 
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Old 05-12-2019, 09:51 AM
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What is the date on the package?
Battery's have a long, but limited lifespan.
You may have installed a new, but a weak, out of date battery.
 
 
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