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My Jaguar X-Type runs roughly and cuts out around 50 mph but then starts immediately. Any ideas?
Submitted: 12/12/2013 14:25:15 | ID: 23902
When accelerating I lose power and my Jaguar X-Type 2.1 petrol judders. Why is this?
Submitted: 10/12/2013 15:11:43 | ID: 23874
I can`t remove the cap from my Jaguar X-Type.`s coolant tank, it unscrews but I can`t pull it off? (3.0 ltr)
Submitted: 10/12/2013 11:07:46 | ID: 23836
How much is a before market front bumper for my Jaguar X-Type?
Submitted: 06/12/2013 09:03:44 | ID: 23686
Hello, my Jaguar X-Type has done 92k miles. When I accelerate I get a lot of black smoke from the exhaust. Could this be the injectors and if so are these difficult to remove to get refurbished? Could I do this myself? (2 litre diesel)
Submitted: 05/12/2013 12:12:00 | ID: 23648
When my Jaguar X-Type would not start I called out the AA man who said I had a flat battery which he replaced. Since then the car horn has been sounding intermittently (I don’t think it’s the alarm as the lights don’t flash?) This problem didn’t exist before! Any ideas as to a solution please? (2.5 litre petrol)
Submitted: 22/11/2013 10:54:28 | ID: 23374
Hi. I`ve got a Jaguar X-Type from a dealer. Everything was okay till today, 2 weeks after I got the car. I fitted new discs back and front, new brake pads, filters and an oil change. The problem is now when I press the accelerator I’m losing power and also have black smoke and a light like diesel glow plug. The mechanic said to me the problem could be the turbo charger but is not sure. Also the cost of replacing the turbo with labour is £780 which is a lot of money and he`s not sure so I`m not going to gve him nearly £800 just for fun. Any ideas please? Thanks.
Submitted: 19/11/2013 10:18:22 | ID: 23232
The horn on my Jaguar X-Type will not shut off unless I pull the relay. I have tried replacing the relay and all associated fuses. I have checked that all doors, hood and trunk are shut and no indicator lights are on the dash. I also checked for any moisture around any of the electrical and in the trunk, etc and none found. Using the FOB to lock/unlock the car will not get it to shut off either. I notice that with the horn disconnected, any relay I plug into the horn slot will click when first inserted (activating). The car starts and drives fine. I`m not sure where to go from here as I have read the issue could be anything from the horns themselves to the backup battery for the alarm, to the horn switch. Any help with this will be greatly appreciated! Any ideas please?
Submitted: 12/11/2013 14:36:42 | ID: 23004
Where is the battery backup sounder located on my Jaguar X-Type? (2.1 petrol)
Submitted: 05/11/2013 16:22:38 | ID: 22755
I have a Jaguar X-Type and when I am driving it the clutch pedal goes soft and goes to the floor. After about 20 minutes it comes back and everything is okay. This has happened a few times now. Any ideas? (diesel)
Your clutch is on it’s way out mate. It happened to mine then it just broke lol it cost around £900 to fix. - Mitch Brown from England
Submitted: 04/11/2013 09:52:45 | ID: 22624
When the outside temperature goes over 25 degrees the electrical system in my Jaguar X-Type fails completely. Either the car won’t start at all, completely dead or the dash goes crazy with dials all up and down. I open the bonnet, leave to cool down or park in the shade and it all works fine. Jaguar garage couldn’t diagnose the problem and said I probably needed a new whole dashboard panel and accompanying circuit boards (approx cost £2.000) Also they said I have a leaking water pump. It’s winter now so I am driving the car with it`s engine warning light on and hoping we have a cool summer next year. Any ideas? (2.5)
Crank shaft sensor or split cable in the loom. Try getting a code when it has gotten warm in the engine to give yourself a better idea - Dazza Oby from England
Submitted: 29/10/2013 16:09:40 | ID: 22472
Hi. I have a 2002 Jaguar X-Type and noticed the front dome lights insde were not working so I took the dome off and it was unplugged. I plugged it back in but now the lights in the car inc footwell, front dome and centre dome will not go out once the door is closed. I unplugged the front dome and now the rest of the lights now go out. Can anybody help me please?
Submitted: 29/10/2013 15:45:09 | ID: 22465
Is it easier to remove a 2.5 engine from the top or bottom of a Jaguar X-Type?
Submitted: 25/10/2013 14:46:29 | ID: 22243
Hi. Why is my Jaguar X-Type`s air con on all of the time? If the fan speed control is on minimum and the a/c is off, if I turn it up it comes on. I`m thinking of taking the fuse out if I can`t turn it off manually? Thanks. (saloon)
Submitted: 25/10/2013 12:31:35 | ID: 22224
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My Jaguar X-Type started with the red circle like gear type on the dash. I used to turn off the car then turn it back on and it will work again. I did that for like a week and the red light came back on and if I try the same thing now it doesn`t turn off. So the problem with that is that when the light comes on the car doesn`t go over ten miles mph, it won`t go faster than that. What can the problem be? Some guy told me it can be the throttle or gas pedal?
Submitted: 10/10/2013 16:17:07 | ID: 21834
My 2L V6 Jaguar X-Type has been parked on the driveway for 2 weeks. I`ve just taken it out for a drive and it seems to be misfiring. Any ideas please? (2L V6 Petrol)
Submitted: 08/10/2013 12:43:38 | ID: 21695
The bearings were changed on my Jaguar X-Type`s back tyre driver`s side and the wheel is leaning inwards towards the trunk. What is causing this problem? Someone said it needed to be balanced but I wasn’t sure about that and didn’t want to spend the money doing that if that wasn’t the problem. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 01/10/2013 11:53:47 | ID: 21470
I’ve just purchased a Jaguar X-Type 2.0L petrol manual which was driving superbly for the first few days, but recently it has developed some sort of misfire. Within the first few minutes of the journey, the engine randomly cuts out for a second and then continues normally. It usually happens around 3000rpm and no more than 3 times. It idles and accelerates fine so I’m wondering if anyone might know of this fault? Thanks. (2.0 Petrol)
Submitted: 30/09/2013 10:21:34 | ID: 21408
My Jaguar X-Type has no power on the red and brown cable to the rear wiper. What number fuse controls this? (sd diesel)
Submitted: 27/09/2013 09:26:01 | ID: 21338
Hi, my Jaguar X-Type 2.5 V6 petrol engine seems very harsh and noisy (like a diesel) when engine revs rise, ie when the auto trans kicks down to overtake or climb a hill. Also it seems to be a bit lacking in power as it kicks down at the slightest sniff of a hill. It runs smoothly and quietly as you would expect when cruising on the flat at lower RPM. It has recently had both oil and filter replaced. I have read elsewhere that it could possibly be caused by the engine mount transferring engine vibration through the car? Is there a revised engine mount that can resolve this? (2.5 V6 Petrol)
Submitted: 09/09/2013 15:10:22 | ID: 20863
I have recently bought a Jaguar X-Type. It drives fine until you want to soeed up a bit. Gentle acceleration is fine, but when you push hard the car feels like it is holding back, then suddenly picks up and goes for it after a bit of a judder. ODB11 readings have given 4 codes that could all be achieved through fuel starvation ie mixture too lean and air flow voltage high. I am hoping that this is a fuel filter problem but could it be something else? (2.5 v6 petrol)
Submitted: 06/08/2013 15:24:29 | ID: 20405
I have an intermittent fault with a message on the dashboard of my Jaguar X-Type saying rear passenger door open, even though the door is closed properly. I find the error message happens on colder temperature days but there is no error message on warm sunny days. Can anyone suggest what could be causing this please?
Submitted: 20/06/2013 14:11:21 | ID: 19775
Jaguar X-Type: Trouble with my gearbox on my 2002 Jaguar. Won’t start in park plus it jumps out of park. Also won’t shift in drive need to start out in lower gear than put in drive to move forward. Please can you help?
Submitted: 31/05/2013 15:22:17 | ID: 19526
I was driving my Jaguar X-Type diesel when I heard a loud pop from the engine. When I accelerate it sounds like a plastic bag is rotating in my engine compartment. Now the car has lost power and judders. Does anyone have any ideas guys? (Diesel)
Check for blown intercooler - Ade Technician from England
Hi my diesel did the same, it turns out the turbo charge hose had a big split in it. I Renewed the hose and it works fine again. - Chris Jones from Essex
Submitted: 09/05/2013 11:40:10 | ID: 19297
When my Jaguar X-Type had a flat battery I jump started it from another car. I started the ignition to find the leads to be on the wrong battery terminals. After correcting polarity the engine started fine but the touch screen will not come on. I have checked the 5 amp fuse and this is okay. Does anyone have any ideas please?
Submitted: 26/03/2013 14:56:42 | ID: 18696
Hi. My Jaguar X-Type`s ems light is on and my heater is stuck on hot. I`ve no air con and the fault code says air con unit and nothing else. Is there a way of narrowing this down as it has already spent 8 hours in the garage and they can`t find the fault? Thank you. (petrol 2.0 v6)
Check the belt is tight on the auxiliary wheel and adjust if slack by 5 mm. Also check the connections to compressed in fuse ox inside and in the engine bay the reading air com is in the title air con so this is the end source. - Ant Holland from England
Submitted: 21/03/2013 11:25:08 | ID: 18613
Hi. My Jaguar X-Type`s engine management light comes on and the temperature gauge goes to hot (full scale). The temperature sensor was changed I believe but it still happens on longer runs. Any suggestions please? Thanks.
Submitted: 21/02/2013 11:14:47 | ID: 18162
Hi there. I have got a Jaguar X-Type 2.5 v6 and I have had the ecu checked, the fuel sensor replaced, the crank sensor replaced and the cam shaft sensor replaced but the car is not starting. Sometimes it keeps ticking over but does not fire. Once started it drives perfectly. What could the problem be?
Submitted: 21/02/2013 10:50:19 | ID: 18154
My Jaguar X-Type`s windscreen washers will not work. The motor is working but no water comes out of the jets. I have tried to clear the jets with a pin but all I got was a little squirt. Can anyone tell me what I should do?
I had this problem and did the same only to find out that I had trapped the tube to the washer jets between the bonnet and the off-side wing near the windscreen. Have a look - Jim O’Brien from Essex
Submitted: 29/01/2013 14:12:57 | ID: 17711
I have just purchased a beautiful Jaguar X-Type but I am experiencing a problem. When accelerating after changing gear the engine appears to lose power and there is a judder, like the engine is trying to stall. The clutch then has to be pushed in again and the revs need to be bought up to 2000rpm, then let clutch out and it flies off without a problem. This happens with every gear change. Today the car will not idle, the revs keep dropping off and then picking up again. When the accelerator is pressed on idle it does not respond as usual and makes a funny noise. It sounds like it`s from under the car and there is a lot of smoke out the back. Is my car doomed?
I’m guessing you have the diesel engine variant? If so I would get your exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve checked out. A sticking or clogged EGR valve will cause the symptoms you are reporting - Bob from Scotland
Submitted: 29/01/2013 12:43:16 | ID: 17706
Hi there. I have a Jaguar X-Type sport 2.5l 2001. My rear windows are manual and I decided to change it to electric so I bought new door panels (front and rear) with all the window switches, as well as new loom and electric window regulators for rear windows only. After installing and connecting everything up it doesn`t work, it looks like there is no pover coming to the rear windows regulator? So is there something I`ve missed or haven`t done like adding additional fuse or something? If anyone could help it would be much appreciated. (X type sports 2.5 v6)
Sorry, no answer for you, but I would love to know how you got the winders off? Should I just prise them off? Cheers. - Alastair Mead from Sweden
Submitted: 18/01/2013 12:22:05 | ID: 17388
Can you use bio-diesel in a 2-litre diesel X-Type Jaguar or do you need to convert it so it can take bio-diesel? Thanks.
I have a 2.0D x-Type 2003 and I already had it working with biodiesel, even 100% bio and now, sometimes 5% bio. It needs no change but with 100% bio, the engine works very irregular so I stopped with that 100% bio. In EU now all diesel has at least 5% bio - Miguel Matos from Portugal
Submitted: 08/01/2013 09:32:23 | ID: 17041
My Jaguar X-Type 2.0L diesel starts and runs for about 10 minutes then the engine stops and will not start for about an hour. I have put a new battery in but the problem`s still there. What should I do?
Have you checked the Cam-Sensor? My girlfriends parents had the exact same issue and finally replaced this part. Their 2L X-Type has no issues now - David Ryder from England
Submitted: 04/01/2013 10:24:04 | ID: 16838
I’m buying a damaged 2.5 Jaguar X-Type 2001. There is minor damage to the bonnet front bumper and radiator, right hand part of rad has been pushed back approx 6-8" almost on the engine. The engine starts fine but I’m wondering if there could be other items broken. I am guessing fans may need to also be changed. What other parts behind the rad could be damaged as there is a square silver box, could the aircon be here? I`m new to this so I’m really asking do you think I could manage the whole repair which would be: change bonnet, bumper, replace radiator? It’s from a salvage yard for £500, vgc apart from the damage. I bid by accident and won and now have the choice to take or leave it. Any advice would be appreciated, oh it’s cat c. Is it worth doing the job prior to reselling? Prob worth £1200+ once done. Should I bother? (2.5 petrol)
Run as fast as you can-AWAY from it..! Karen Jones from England
Bonnet and bumper are the least of your problems there. If the coolant radiator is pushed back, the air-con radiator will be damaged too. If the bumper has taken the impact, the front cross-member (behind the bumper cover / panel) will be bent. And, if the front cross-member is bent, it will have pulled one, or both, sides of the chassis inwards, ever so slightly but it will need straightening or else your camber will be out, leading to uneven wear on your tyres or vague steering. If you don’t have a jig of your own, it’s going to cost you at least £500 to have it checked for true, let alone straightened. Then there’s the Mot followed by the Vic Check. Then you won’t be able to give a cat C petrol X-type away, let alone sell it! Jemmy H from Lancashire
Submitted: 04/01/2013 08:27:35 | ID: 16803
My Jaguar X-Type`s engine rattles on tick over and sounds like an old Transit! Also when you first start the car diesel smoke emits from the exhaust, the engine management light comes on and the engine ticks over very lumpy. After 10 seconds the light goes off, smoke goes and the engine runs normally. The car pulls like a steam train. I had a new egr valve fitted, turbo and new clutch conversion. I was wondering if it could be the injectors? Any ideas? (2.0 SE diesel)
Possibly cat converter - Alan from Surrey
Submitted: 11/12/2012 11:59:59 | ID: 16244
My Jaguar X-Type misfires, always between 1300 revs and 2000 revs. Apart from that the engine is perfect at all speeds. No fault is showing in diagnostics. Please can anyone help? (2.1 v6 auto)
Submitted: 26/11/2012 12:59:38 | ID: 15768
My Jaguar X-Type`S fuse number 75 keeps blowing. This became apparent when the automatic climate control or air conditioning control unit display showed nothing and none of the functions worked. When I replaced the fuse it sounds like something is still working or tying to work without the ignition on and blows the fuse straight away. Is it because something is shorting out? If it is what could it be and how do I get to them or it? (SE)
Have not had this problem for years but sure it is the battery backup sounder gone down? So disconnect it and all should be well - Peter Szczesiak from England
Submitted: 26/11/2012 09:25:20 | ID: 15693
My Jaguar X-Type`s driver`s airbag warning light keeps flashing on my dashboard, but when the engine is switched off and started again the problem clears for a while. What`s happening?
Might seem stupid for an answer but here I go... If you put anything heavier than 5 pounds on the co pilot seat the light flashes - Luis jagx type for life from Canada
I left my key on and the battery died, the oil light and air bag light frittered on and off and the gauges fluttered, I hooked up a battery charger and it started - Cougar Jag from Canada
Submitted: 22/11/2012 12:08:37 | ID: 15645
I have recently bougnt a lovely Jaguar X-Type sport. I put about 30 litres in the tank and can get no more in, yet the fuel gauge shows it`s only half full. Any ideas? (sport)
This is a common problem when the previous owner rarely if ever fills up - which given the price of fuel today... So only way to address is keep filling the car up (I assume the gauge shows when you’re empty?) or remove and clean/replace the sender - Alistair Doody from Monmouthshire
Submitted: 12/11/2012 10:25:33 | ID: 15233
I left my Jaguar X-Type open all week and now the key will not start or even turn it over. The lights and everything else work fine. It unlocks and locks with the key and remote but put the key in and nothing happens What should I do? (2.0 d sports)
Hi. I have a 2004 2.0d sport estate. I have the same problem, parked it on my drive yesterday, this morning went to start the car, opens and closes with the key fob but won’t even turn over. All the lights on the dash light up but does nothing when you turn the key nothing. My number is 07909444722, please ring if you can help me thanks again - Martin Baker from Hampshire
Submitted: 12/11/2012 09:10:17 | ID: 15215