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chriswhorley 08-28-2013 08:16 AM

Just bought a 2008 XK(Commander) has remote start but no button
 
I'm picking up the Jeep tonight and I read here on JF that you can order the build sheet from Jeep to see what was installed. It says this XK has remote start but the guy I bought it from says it does not. I'm not sure how he could miss it. Any ideas? Here's the build sheet info...

Vehicle Description JEEP COMMANDER LIMITED 4X4
Model Year 2008
Body Model XK J P 74
Color PX8- Black Clear Coat

Sales Code Description
*SL Leather Trimmed 1st & 2nd Row Seats
-DV Dark Slate Gray
ADLP Skid Plate Group
ADX Exterior Appearance Package
AJYS Popular Equipment Group
APAS Monotone Paint
AV1 Rear DVD Entertainment System Group
AWBP Quadra-Drive II (R) 4WD System
AWV QuadraDrive II 4x4 Group
BABS 160 Amp Alternator
BCNS 730 Amp Maintenance Free Battery
BGES Brake Assist
BNBS Electronic Stability Control
BNGP Hill Start Assist
BNHP Hill Descent Control
BNRS Four Wheel Traction Control
BRYS Anti-Lock 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
CACS Low Back Bucket Seats
CBFS Premium Door Trim Panel
CDUP Manual Driver & Pass Lumbar Adjust
CEF Dark Slate Gray Seats
CFPS 3rd Row 50/50 Split Bench Seat
CF1S 2nd Row 40/20/40 Fold & Tumble Seat
CF4S Child Seat Upper Tether Anchorages
CGSS Supplemental Side Air Bags
CGUS Child Seat Anchor System-LATCH Ready
CG3S Advanced Multistage Front Air Bags**
CG6S Center Rear 3-Point Seat Belt
CHBS Cloth Covered Headliner
CJ5P Supp. Side Curtain All Rows Air Bags
CKDS Floor Carpet
CKNS Cargo Compartment Carpet
CKTS Cargo Tie Down Loops
CLHS Cargo Trim Panel w/Storage Net
CLZS Luxury Front/Rear Floor Mats w/Logo
CSRS Passenger Assist Handles
CSTP Rear Exterior Chrome Assist Handles
CSVS Interior Assist Handles
CUFS Full Length Floor Console
CUNS Overhead Console
CVEP Rear Overhead Console
DGQ 5-Spd Automatic 545RFE Transmission
DHXS Quadra-Trac II Full-Time,Active 4WD
DJAS 200MM Front Axle
DMES 3.73 Rear Axle Ratio
DRSS 300MM Rear Axle
DSFP Elec LTD Slip Differential Rr Axle
DSGP Elec LTD Slip Differential Frt Axle
EZB 5.7L V8 HEMI MDS Engine
GBBS Tinted Windshield Glass
GCBS Front Door Tinted Glass
GEGS Deep Tint Sunscreen Glass
GEPS Flipper Liftgate Glass
GFAS Rear Window Defroster
GNCS Sun Visors w/Illum Vanity Mirrors
GNZP Auto Dim Exterior Driver Mirror
GN5P RR View Auto Dim Mirror w/Microphone
GUDS Pwr Heat Memory Folding Auto Mirrors
GWFS Power Sunroof w/CommandView (TM)
GXMS Remote Keyless Entry
GXXS Sentry Key Theft Deterrent System
HAFS Air Cond ATC w/Dual Zone Control
HBBS Rear Air Conditioning w/Heater
HGAS Hood Insulation
HGBS Dash Liner Insulation
HGDS Deluxe Insulation Group
HGFS Floor Tunnel Insulation
JAJS Silver Face w/Tach Instr Cluster
JAPS Instrument Panel
JCES 140 MPH Primary Speedometer
JHBS Rear Window Wiper/Washer
JHCS Rain Sensitive Windshield Wipers
JJBS Dual Note Electric Horns
JJMS Auxiliary 12-Volt Rear Power Outlet
JKAS Locking Glove Box
JKPS 12V Auxiliary Power Outlet
JKVP 115V Auxiliary Power Outlet
JKYS Power Accessory Delay
JLNP GPS Navigation
JPBS Power Locks
JPKS Pwr 8-Way Drvr Mem 4-Way Pass Seats
JPMP Heated Front Seats
JP3S Pwr Front Windows, 1-Touch,Up & Down
JRC Power Liftgate
K5ZS JET BLACK Sill Molding
K6XP BLACK CLEAR COAT - Fender Flares
LACS Illuminated Entry
LAGS Warning Chime
LAZP Vehicle Information Center
LBBS Courtesy Lamps
LBCS Glove Box Lamp
LCES Rear Courtesy/Reading Lamps
LDBS Cargo Compartment Lamp
LEMP Exterior Mirrors w/Memory
LEUP Auto Dim Exterior Passenger Mirror
LEWP Radio/Driver Seat/Mirrors Memory
LMBS Halogen Headlamps
LMGS Automatic Headlamps
LMSS Auto High Beam Headlamp Control
LNJS Fog Lamps
LPES Cargo Lamp
LPSS CHMSL Lamp
LSAS Security Alarm
LSES Enhanced Accident Response System
MB3S Body Color/Bright Front Fascia
MFZS Bright Grille
MHAS Black Windshield Moldings
MJBS Chrome Bodyside Molding
ML9S Body Color Rear Fascia
MMGS Belt Moldings
MNKS Body Color Door Handles
MNPS Bright License Plate Brow
MT2P Trail Rated Badge
MVAS Limited Badge
MVCS Jeep Badge
MWFP Adjustable Roof Rail Crossbars
MWTS 4X4 Badge
MW1S Bright Side Roof Rails
MW5P Hemi Badge
NAA Federal Emissions
NGBS 21.1 Gallon Fuel Tank
NHFS Power Steering Cooler
NHJP Exterior Mirrors w/Heating Element
NHMS Speed Control
NMHP Hydraulic Engine Cooling
PX8 Black Clear Coat
QX8S Black Clear Coat
RC6S 6 Boston Acoustics Speakers
RDDS Fixed Long Mast Antenna
RDYP Touch Screen Display Monitor
RDZP Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Ctrls
RD7P 276 Watt Amplifier
RER Uconnect 730N CD/DVD/MP3/HDD/NAV
RSCP SIRIUS Satellite Radio
RSPP Uconnect Voice Command w/Bluetooth
RSSP SiriusXM Traffic
SBAS Power Rack and Pinion Steering
SCVS Leather Wrapped Strg Wheel w/Chrome
SDAS Normal Duty Suspension
SUDS Tilt/Telescope Steering Column
TBWP Full Size Spare Tire w/Matching Whl
TCHS P245/65R17 BSW All Terrain Tires
TZAP Goodyear Brand Tires
WGW 17X7.5 Aluminum Chrome Clad Wheels
WLZC All Aluminum Wheels
XAAS ParkSense Rear Park Assist System
XACS ParkView(TM) Rear Back-up Camera
XAMS Power Adjustable Pedals w/Memory
XBMP Remote Start System
XBNP Tip Start
XEAP Tow Hooks
XEEP Fuel Tank Skid Plate Shield
XEFP Transfer Case Skid Plate Shield
XEUP Front Suspension Skid Plate
XGDS Universal Garage Door Opener
XGMS Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
XPFS Protective Coating and Remover
XRDP Hard Disc Drive
XRVP Rear Seat Video System
X97P 1-Year Service Provided by SIRIUS
YAAS Build To U.S. Mkt. Specifications

modernblueWK 08-28-2013 10:52 AM

The key should have a button that says 2x with a circular arrow.if it foes not have that button then its an aftermarket key. Unless you have 2 fobik keys you will need to have a proper one programmed at the stealyourhardearnedmoneyship. Maybe a locksmith can help.

The proper key should look like this.
http://www.keyless-fob.com/img/upload/fobik1.jpg

LJS8510 08-28-2013 11:48 AM

I think all 2008 Limited had remote start as standard.

You should have that key fob
try hitting the x2 button twice & wait a minute

JeepCares 08-29-2013 07:43 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by chriswhorley (Post 15845153)
I'm picking up the Jeep tonight and I read here on JF that you can order the build sheet from Jeep to see what was installed. It says this XK has remote start but the guy I bought it from says it does not. I'm not sure how he could miss it. Any ideas? Here's the build sheet info...

Is he the original owner?

chriswhorley 08-29-2013 08:12 AM

Thanks to all of you. I picked it up last night. He handed me the keys and I remote started it. The look on his face was priceless! He'd owned it for 2.5 years and had no idea what that button was for and had never tried it.

LJS8510 08-29-2013 08:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by chriswhorley (Post 15849320)
Thanks to all of you. I picked it up last night. He handed me the keys and I remote started it. The look on his face was priceless! He'd owned it for 2.5 years and had no idea what that button was for and had never tried it.

Thats hilarious, you should have taken a photo!

Congratulations on your new jeep!

chriswhorley 08-29-2013 11:52 AM

Thanks! I have so far. It's the perfect road trip Jeep for me, the wife, two kids and our ginormous dog.

The_Admiral 05-28-2014 08:25 PM

To follow up this convo, I have an 07 CRD Overland that has the original build sheet with it listing "remote start system". The ONLY key that came with the truck does NOT have the five button, just a four button remote/key. I've read extensively on here about needing two keys in order to program a third. Since the build list has "remote Start system" on it, should i just go ahead and buy a key blank with remote start like this one?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/JEEP-REMOTE-...846c6f&vxp=mtr

Mitkch 05-29-2014 10:08 AM

You could buy that key, yes; But you'd still need to go to the stealership where they will happily lighten your wallet to program it for you.

The_Admiral 05-29-2014 07:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mitkch (Post 23260937)
You could buy that key, yes; But you'd still need to go to the stealership where they will happily lighten your wallet to program it for you.

So I can get it cut anywhere, but I would have to have them or a locksmith program it? Roughly how much?

pixelbend 05-29-2014 07:53 PM

It varies, but the consensus seems to be between $60-80.

Does anyone know if the newer switchblade type keys will work on an 07 WK?

Shafer57 05-29-2014 09:04 PM

How many keys do you have for it right now?

CommanderDuner1 06-01-2014 11:51 AM

If its on the build sheet that option had to have come as one of your Commander's accessories.


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