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Jaguar XK8 Remote Locking problem

My 1997 Jaguar XK8 remote locking doesn't work unless you are literally standing at the car. I have changed batteries on both fobs and they perform the same, badly. Where is the sensor in the car and what is the best thing to change first?

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Check your lock relays located in the interior fuse panel. Sometimes the actual connections to the fuse block can come lose and the relays wont work properly. My 2000 silverado did the same thing till i bent the pins on the relay for a tighter fit.
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