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lee, County Down

Jaguar X-Type

2003 jaguar. x type 2.0d runs well but ever now and then will not start just click but once bump started start privately ever time

Submitted: 07/02/2016 12:26:18 | ID: 127238

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alfie, Gloucestershire

Jaguar X-Type

key fob stopped working to lock car new battery checked inside no joy can i get a replacement and re tune it in car or is there any away out. ps i can still open with fob

Submitted: 25/01/2016 19:31:38 | ID: 126694

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west, Devon

Jaguar X-Type

Engine light on smoking on low rev badly no power dudes Absolutely boots out smoke.

Submitted: 24/01/2016 19:42:27 | ID: 126638

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lee, Hampshire

Jaguar X-Type

Hi guys i plugged in a obd11 tester to see wot was wrong with the car. I get DTC codes P1646 ANDP1647. So i dont really get these bank 1and bank 2 so to simply put i changed the first o2" sensor the one at the front on the exhaust manifold right by the water pipe with the grey plug. Then i changed the one on the other exhaust manifold the one with the grey plug. The reason i say grey plugs is theres four sensors up front 2 with grey plugs and 2 with black plugs. Also i changed the spark plugs to the original spec. Im doing the back brakes tomorrow im hoping changing the sensors has done the trick. I will reset the DTC codes and see if it done the trick.

Submitted: 23/01/2016 23:35:39 | ID: 126601

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Shaun, Staffordshire

Jaguar X-Type

Hi i have x type 20d starts off key no problem drive along for an hour park up leave for ten mins cranks but wont start put tow rope on tow it starts straight away does this regular can any one help

Submitted: 17/01/2016 15:23:38 | ID: 126300

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Stephen, Cambridgeshire

Jaguar X-Type

On a cold day my car takes ages to get warm, i have replaced both of the thermostat's and checked the 3 auxiliary heater glow plugs. But i cant find the Auxiliary relay 1 & 2. Can anybody tell me where they are? Thanks

Submitted: 17/01/2016 12:26:45 | ID: 126291

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bob jenks, West Yorkshire

Jaguar X-Type

had my front bumper off but it cant seem to get it to fit right on refitting

Submitted: 11/01/2016 11:40:56 | ID: 125900

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Ray, Cheshire

Jaguar X-Type

Black smoke problem. This has gradually got worse over the last year. Driving around town i don`t have the problem. Take it on the motorway driving at 2000rpm plus after 30/40 mins you can feel the car holding back. You then get a burst of black smoke out of the exhaust, then all is ok for another 30/40 mins. I have a injector cleaner in at the mo. Wynns professional. I have cleaned the E.G.R valve. Just a bit sooty/ tared up. After putting the diesel additive in i drove the car in 4th 3000rmp plus for 20 mins, no problem with the stutter and black smoke. Once i went into 5th, reducing the revs the smoke started again. It feels like possible exhaust fumes building up then clearing. Any idea`s. Ray

Submitted: 10/01/2016 18:29:09 | ID: 125871

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Richard Best, Cornwall

Jaguar X-Type

My central control panal isn't working, hence no heater or aircon and the fan only works on number 6, any idea?

Submitted: 10/01/2016 11:20:40 | ID: 125850

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Patrick, Merseyside

Jaguar X-Type

The doors all lock once the car is mobile but when I stop the doors wont open so I have to use the remote.

Submitted: 10/01/2016 11:12:06 | ID: 125849

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Susan, Nottinghamshire

Jaguar X-Type

Since I had a new egr my car over revs when accelerating for a short while then settles, could it be because of the fitting of the egr?

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Susan, take your car to an engine diagnostics expert and have him/her plug into the OBD and ask for the ECU to be 'told' that there is a new EGR fitted.. the ECU needs to be told this so that it can learn how to communicate properly with it and understand the signals the EGR is sending to the ECU.... while it is connected, have him/her do a diagnostic scan to see if there are any other fault codes coming up. It won't be as costly as going to Jag dealer. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 06/01/2016 22:20:19 | ID: 125665

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Susan, Nottinghamshire

Jaguar X-Type

Had a new egr fitted and since then it over revs when accelerating for a short time then settles, could it be to do with the egr?

Submitted: 06/01/2016 22:01:55 | ID: 125664

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David Lockwood, Hampshire

Jaguar X-Type

My car is leaking water behind the drivers seat and I would like to know where the drainage holes are in the car.I have replaced the filter under the windscreen wipers and it was totally dry.Where else could the leak be coming from?

Submitted: 03/01/2016 13:14:09 | ID: 125462

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Nigel.charlesworth, Yorkshire

Jaguar X-Type

Hi folks the heater on my car only blows hit on def when on normal setting its luke warm any ideas.many thanks nigel

Submitted: 31/12/2015 10:53:50 | ID: 125346

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Paula nathan, Essex

Jaguar X-Type

Sometimes when I'm driving along, suddenly all the warning lights come up on dash, the temperature gauge goes to maximum, so I pull over and turn the engine off. When I restart car it's all back to normal. Does anyone know why this is happening? Thanks

Submitted: 28/12/2015 18:15:34 | ID: 125245

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Andy, Greater Manchester

Jaguar X-Type

Hi I let my Jag idle for an hour reving it up every now and then and there was still steam coming out of the exhaust. Is this normal? The temperature went up as normal and the fan kicked in as normal. The water level stayed constant so it wasn't using any water. Thanks Andy

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Andy, part of the by product of combustion of carbon based fuel.... have a look when you are following some modern vehicles and they occasionally drop what seems to be a fair amount of water from the exhaust... burning fuel creates carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide water and a host of other gases. water vapour condenses at a lower temperature and reforms as water.. that's why some exhausts rust from inside out ! R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 28/12/2015 11:20:11 | ID: 125233

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Mick, Nottinghamshire

Jaguar X-Type

Diesel glow plugs keep flashes

Submitted: 22/12/2015 13:18:29 | ID: 125027

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Mick, Nottinghamshire

Jaguar X-Type

Diesle glow plugs active keep flashes

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may be alerting you that one or more are defective.. they do burn out sometimes. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 22/12/2015 13:04:08 | ID: 125026

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paul, Antrim

Jaguar X-Type

when i start car recently rattle nosie from left hand back side in idle gos when revved 2003 model with 142000mls well serviced any help would be great thanks

Submitted: 16/12/2015 20:35:39 | ID: 124776

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George, Greater London

Jaguar X-Type

Temperature of water is normal but fan goes off and stays on for long even in winter time

Submitted: 12/12/2015 20:02:48 | ID: 124632

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Nigel, Essex

Jaguar X-Type

Hi .. I have recently bought a Jag X type Estate and the front windscreen wipers clunk on the return louder than other cars I have had. Is this normal on this car or if not any ideas ? Thanks

Submitted: 17/11/2015 12:39:14 | ID: 123622

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Martin, Tyne and Wear

Jaguar X-Type

Just bought a Jaguar X type and my first every auto, it sounds like its revving high between 30-50, is this normal?

Submitted: 03/11/2015 12:39:07 | ID: 123059

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david, Vale of Glamorgan

Jaguar X-Type

my son tried to connect a reversing camera by attaching the positive wire directly to the terminal under the bulb and now the reversing lights don't work ,he changed the fuse and checked the bulb but still no reversing lights.

Submitted: 31/10/2015 15:16:25 | ID: 122936

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jack, Canada

Jaguar X-Type

I have a 2008 jaguar x type 6 cyl. I am constantly burning out headlights. How do I fix this problem? thanks jack

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I had the same problem, use quality bulbs with heat disapating paste lightly smeared on the base Steve from Lincolnshire

Submitted: 26/10/2015 00:34:49 | ID: 122729

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terry, Worcestershire

Jaguar X-Type

glow plug light comes on engine missis cuts out

Submitted: 25/10/2015 11:36:34 | ID: 122696

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Isaiah estela, United States of America

Jaguar X-Type

The jaguar started consuming more fuel than before, I've tried new spark plugs and wires, replaced a sensor, and it's continuing to get worse. There appears to have no fuel leak that I can see. What can it be?

Submitted: 23/10/2015 23:35:52 | ID: 122650

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kimuli dennis kopart motor, Uganda

Jaguar X-Type

hi am only left with yr help my x type jaguar 2.5 ltrs 2001 is now one year down in garage am an engineer but am out of ideas now i passed the car in deep waters and from there the engine misfired and i diognosied and cylinders B D F misfires, i changed both coils and plugs but cylinder B only sparks and i measured with my tester on coil D and f current passes but no spark on them and engine wont start but cranks ,checked fuel pressure but Ok changed inertial switch but no change all fuses ok but when i pass fuel through direct engine runs until gets over . I changed the ECU set and still no change so what can i do some help please i have also checked the exhaust catalystic convertor but also Ok not blocked so can i check ignition timing am stuck some help

Submitted: 23/10/2015 16:03:24 | ID: 122636

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sam.potter, Northumberland

Jaguar X-Type

Just bought an 05 estate . Slowly reversing into parking space on full lock I stalled it and it wont restart. I can hear clicking and a motor whirring but engine isn't turning over. Have I immobilised it accidentally? I'm not used to a key with a lot of buttons on it! I've got out locked it, got back in, won't start. Help!

Submitted: 21/10/2015 02:20:46 | ID: 122540

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Steve Cryer, Devon

Jaguar X-Type

An alarm sound seem to be emitted from the front nearside but it wasn't the normal horn alarm sounding

Submitted: 10/10/2015 19:41:34 | ID: 122149

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Jason Hamer, West Midlands

Jaguar X-Type

Hi, When I start my car there is a dull sound and all the lights on the dash go off, you'd say typical starter motor problem but I've changed that twice, thought it was the battery and changed that also, after a few tries it'll start and once running will start all day but if I park up overnight then the problem comes back... Thanks

Submitted: 05/10/2015 00:15:27 | ID: 121983

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jeff, Shropshire

Jaguar X-Type

Hi, just wondering if anyone knows how much it would cost to change the clutch in a 02' 3.0 petrol, manual? Thinking of sourcing a kit on-line and getting a pro to fit it. It would be a great help if someone could give me a honest guide price to haggle some quotes. thanks, Jeff

Submitted: 29/09/2015 21:23:01 | ID: 121792

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kevin edwards, Surrey

Jaguar X-Type

Hi, I had my jag standing for 3 years due to illness. I'm now able and had charged the battery with a good charger. I fitted the battery back in the car and nothing, no dash lights just nothing. The battery is a couple of years old and it still looks like new. Can anyone help? Cheers!

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Hello my temperature setting is stuck on cold because my red selection button does not work. The blue button does work by the way Alber5 from United States of America

Kevin, have you tried another battery or using a booster pack or battery? Your old battery has not been used for three years at all and it is older than that.. and will have deteriorated and sulphated.. it is probably in need of a replacement.. and Alber5 from the US of A.. wow.. nice to know. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 26/09/2015 12:49:28 | ID: 121647

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Gary Evans, United States of America

Jaguar X-Type

2002 X-Type Jaguar driving down the road I start hearing a beeping noise, then the dash went out but the radio still worked. When I parked the car and returned to the car it would not start. when I turn the key I get nothing. The only thing that has been changed is the radio and this is the second time driving the car.

Submitted: 25/09/2015 16:20:29 | ID: 121623

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Ayu, Brighton & Hove

Jaguar X-Type

My car remote control key doesn't work (both of them), anyone have idea what causing this problem? if is it the battery, where I have to buy the battery? Thanks for your help in advance. Kind regards,

Submitted: 20/09/2015 16:20:52 | ID: 121405

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clive, Cumbria

Jaguar X-Type

How do I reset trip mileage

Submitted: 16/09/2015 08:50:40 | ID: 121211

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max, Norfolk

Jaguar X-Type

size fuse and exactly where is it in the fuse box rear window (boot)

Submitted: 15/09/2015 15:09:24 | ID: 121178

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John McGeoch, City of Glasgow

Jaguar X-Type

When the car reaches around 40 the engine noise gets louder and louder as you get faster. There doesn't seem to be much Pierre left after 70

Submitted: 13/09/2015 21:25:47 | ID: 121118

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COUAO NORBERT KOFFI , City Of Leicester

Jaguar X-Type

Hi sir! Which DIESEL HAND PUMP Bulb can fit to my jaguar x-type 2.2D 155CV (Year 2006)? THANKS. COUAO

Submitted: 20/08/2015 22:22:54 | ID: 120102

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kevin price, Essex

Jaguar X-Type

My horn is not working but when I press the horn button the fog light sign on the dash lights up, any ideas

Submitted: 18/08/2015 19:44:07 | ID: 119998

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peter cartledge, West Yorkshire

Jaguar X-Type

i keep losing water from expansion tank yet i cant see any leaks anywere and car isnt losing any power

Submitted: 18/08/2015 14:11:39 | ID: 119979

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