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Hi all. 

 

My X-Type only came with one key, so did some googling which said that you can reprogramme second hand keys yourself, so i bought a second hand fob from breakers, had a new blade cut, but guess what! Won't programme!

 

Was told to put key in ignition, turn to position 1, then turn to on, repeat four times, wait for a chime and press any button. 

 

Am I doing something wrong, or was I led up the garden path?! 

 

Any tips welcome, before I take out a second mortgage and visit Jag dealer!

 

Cheers!

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Apparently from some earlier posts it doesn't always work. I would like to know how It is done because mine car cam with only one key.

Stan.

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I think that you will have to go to a main dealer with your log book and other proof of ownership and they will rub their hands and reprogram it for you.

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Was afraid of that! Just saved meself a bucket load with my sparking sensors tho! They wanted £138 just to plug car in and tell me what was wrong, without doing anything! I managed with the aid of Google to do it meself for nothing! Makes me smile!

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Peter is right. when I had a new key given to me under warranty, I had to take the car to the stealership ( 130 mile round trip), they put it on a machine and then sync it to your car.

 

Haven't got one, but those diagnostic plug in scanners to find fault seem a good investment .

 

Which part of Devon are you from Robin ? picking my XK-R up from the Grange in Exeter on Monday or Tuesday .

 

ATB,

 

Trevor ( Ilfracombe)

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