Hi all. I have a 2009 x type 2.2 diesel. The battery warning light every now and again will flash then I can go a few weeks without it coming on at all. I've checked the battery and alternator and they both seem fine. Got good voltage. I've read it could be a problem the positive cable running...
So intermittently the car has started just clicking when I turn ignition. Initially I pulled the battery off and charged suspecting bad alternator (or me leaving a light on). Then with a fully charged one it did it again so i thought starter? So we pulled it off and...
I've had a couple of 'funnies' with the 1999 3.0 V6 S Type recently (64,000 miles). This thread concerns an intermittent 'no crank no start' problem.
I insert the key. I hear a whir as the key registers with the ignition.
I turn the ignition on and all dashboard lights...
Over past few months have had some issues around starting the car.
Seems to fail starting sometimes when turning the key ignition.
Any pointers around why it fails to start sometimes?
Is it Glow Plugs?
Batt Fault or Alternator?
Starter Motor was changed around 3 years ago.
I have a '56 plate SE with about 80k on the clock - we've had it from about 4 months old as a ex-Jag demo car.
A good while ago it would occasionally have a warm start problem - starting but sitting at about 400 to 500 rpm and ignoring the throttle. A restart worked fine and all was OK again...