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    Hot Day Starting Issues

    Hi I have a 2006 X Type 2 Litre Diesel Jaguar. My problem is that during the very hot weather over the last few days when the car has been standing on the driveway in the sun for a number of hours it refuses to start. The battery is fairly new and all the dash lights come on but when I turn the...
  2. JagSe

    V8 X Type!!

    For a racing formula that never actually launched in UK.
  3. 4G63

    Anybody in South Wales have a Type U locking wheelnut?

    Being the numbskull that I am, I seem to have misplaced my locking wheelnut key. Misplaced in this context meaning "I left it on the wheel and drove off". I have another on the way, but could take a while to arrive, Might be a stab in the dark but if anybody around Swansea has said key, I'd be...
  4. M

    Regular Intermittent noise 2.2d x type

    Hello I'm the new guy here and on the hunt for an x type 2.2 diesel estate, of which I have found a near showroom condition 2006, 118,000 miles, fsh ect ect....the car is manual transmission also. I have zero experience with these cars. The car in question drives great, pulls well in all 6...
  5. M

    Leaking of coolant

    Hello dear Jaguar enthusiasts , I have a small leak of coolant , i have just see that today on the floor. I am sure my water pump start to die , or maybe it is just a seal on the carter. What sort of coolant do you use ? I dont have my Jaguar Manual to see what Jaguar reccomend with the norms...
  6. M

    Fuel injector changed - hesitation in acceleration..

    Hi, I have registered to this site in order to pick the brains of anyone who may be in the know here. I bought myself a 2005 X type 2.0 Diesel in November of last year, for the first 1200 miles it was driving lovely, very smooth, all be it with far less fuel efficiency than would be expected...
  7. M

    Renforced/Racing Parts

    Greetings dear Jaguar X type Owners, I plan to change some bush with Powerflex bush , but i cant find those damn rear lower arms in renforced version or racing version . i am tired to buy spare parts in uk , especially now , all others country have to pay import tax on ebay and others, it level...
  8. HTR

    Slam panel X type

    Hello I own a 2009 x type estate 2.2 diesel Sport premium. I hit a deer the other day and if I can repair it myself I won’t have to let it be written off. The help I need concerns how the slam panel is attached to the car, welded or other method. What sort of job would it be. Would it need any...
  9. HTR

    Slam panel help

    Hello I own a 2009 x type estate 2.2 diesel Sport premium. I hit a deer the other day and if I can repair it myself I won’t have to let it be written off. The help I need concerns how the slam panel is attached to the car, welded or other method. What sort of job would it be. Would it need any...
  10. G

    Battery warning light flashing occasionally

    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...
  11. G

    Using electric oil suction pump for oil change.

    Hi all Just wondered if anyone has used a electric oil pump to remove oil rather than removing sump plug? To do quick oil changes. I've bought one and put the hose down the dipstick tube but it stops about a inch before the bottom. Does anybody know if the tube can hit anything at bottom of...
  12. R

    Diesel Belt Fitting Tool - AVAIALBLE TO BORROW!

    For the diesel engine the Haynes manual suggest a home-made tool which will engage with the belt tensioner to enable you to release the tension. After a nasty rubber-burning smell, followed by total disintegration of the belt, a replacement became a bit urgent! So, I made the tool as suggested...
  13. G

    Fuel gauge problem.

    Fuel gauge problem. Hi all I have a 2009 x type 2.2 diesel. When I fill up with diesel the fuel gauge takes ages to go up. (About 15-20 min) it seems to go down normally. Also noticed the trip computer also takes ages to update how many miles are left with amount of fuel. Would this be a problem...
  14. Landie

    Tips for getting bottom ball joint of?

    Hi, The front O/S wheel bearing collapsed suddenly and checking online it didn't seem a major job, especially as a friend said I could use his press to get the old bearing out and push the new bearing in so I decided to do it on my driveway, but I'm having a nightmare getting the bottom ball...
  15. M

    Installing an aftermarket radio

    The old Jag stereo that was in my car when I bought her a few years back, was great, but the CD player never worked. What I decided to do, was install another stereo instead, and bring my X Type, at least a bit more up to date. What I installled, was a Chinese import 2Din Android touch screen...
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    X Type Upgrades

    Hello all! I've got a 2.0D Estate from 2005 which I think is a great car painted black and the previous owner sprayed the wheels black too so it's got a bit of a sporty look to it. Now the car has had some work done to it in the last 6 months, mostly under my ownership the last owner was...
  17. Landie

    A really satisfied new X Type owner...

    Hi, Over the years I’ve had several Jaguars, starting with a 4.2 Daimler Sovereign, (a Jag in all but name), I took in part exchange when I sold the first house I’d bought, another 4.2 XJ I bought from my father and an immaculate Canary Yellow Daimler Double Six Vanden Plas, (pre HE), that I...
  18. T

    Need MAP sensor connector (Wiring)

    So I am 16 and just bought a jaguar x type a few months ago. It drives great, and I really love how it looks. Everything had been fine until my car started to rev randomly in the middle of my driving. I found out that a rat had chewed through my MAP sensor. I have tried really hard and have...
  19. 4G63

    Estate Tailgate Shower option

    If it's been raining, and the next morning I go to open the boot on my x type estate, I'm always greeted with a niagra-type water display, running from the tailgate, and onto the car (and invariably into the boot). Is this a common issue? Or are there some drain holes that I should aim to clean...
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    Looking for an X-Type UK

    Looking to own my very first X-Type. Limited budget of £1000 or I can let my MK4 Mondeo 2.0TDC Ghia go as part ex. Spec that the X-Type must have - Black or might consider Red only! Heated windscreen Electric seats Heated seats Cruise control Climate Control (Fully working) Parking sensors
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