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British manufacturer of performance cars. Owned by Tata Motors since 2008.

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2009 Jaguar xf 2.7 diesel battery issues

Car wouldnt start this morning and battery reading 11.66 v on the multimeter so time for a change I think.Looked to see the age of the battery and found this inscribed on the top of the battery.......
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Jaguar Battery Date

Please can someone tell me what the date is for my battery the only numbers I can find are GX73-10655-AB Or 12188F316 Thanks
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Why won't Jaguar start after brakes failed?

2012 Jaguar XF had 4 pads/rotors replaced and I returned to shop explaining they were less responsive and required extra pressure to stop and to remain stopped. The shop looked at it and said they ...
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Transmission Unit Changed on Jaguar XJ Super V8

My transmission unit recently failed on my 2005 Jaguar XJ Super V8, and I had it changed (Donor car was a Merc S Class from the same year I guess, as they used the same transmission). I have put ...
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Very brief loss of power and puff of smoke, diesel engine

I have recently purchased a 2004 Jaguar X type 2l diesel. When driving at steady speed on the motorway, there are frequent (about 1 every 2 minutes), brief (fraction of a second) and slight (just ...
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Jaguar v6 petrol 3.0 2010 STFT and timing all over the place

2010 XF petrol 3.0 P171 and P174 and timing issue For the last few months I’ve had both codes, so the time has come to resolve it, so far no joy, what have I done so far, the car also has a poor idle ...
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Engine noise while accelerating in left curves

I noticed the following problem: There's a noise coming from the engine bay (possibly the engine?) when I accelerate hard while making a left turn. My car is a 2007 Jaguar S-Type, with rear traction ...
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My 2010 Jaguar XK will very occasionally struggle to accelerate only when starting from low speed

new to the forum! My 2010 Jaguar XK will very occasionally struggle to accelerate when I am running it at low speeds of about 10-15 mph. When I try to go above 10-15 mph, the car will create a lot of ...
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The AC will not get cold unless driving

The fan in front of my radiator is not turning on. my cars AC does not get cold unless im driving over 30 mph. any solutions? 2007 Jaguar X-Type
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Battery Drain, S type Jaguar

I've done all the tests and found that when I remove the 40A fuse from the rear fuse box the reading drops from 1.17 to .50 (2002 S type Jaguar) Could it be the fuse box itself. Thanks
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Things to look at before buying1988 xj40 jaguar

Would you recommend me buying 1988 xj40 jaguar? overall the car works, and I have given it a test drive, but it seemed heavy and the steering was a little bit hard. The engine ran good I guess, and ...
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Fuel misting during refuel

So I recently received my new company car, a Jaguar XE. When refuelling the car there is quite a lot of diesel misting coming out of the tank. I've never had this before on any diesel car and I'm ...
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P1633 "KAM Power supply voltage too low"

UK, Jaguar S-type 3litre Petrol 1999. The Check engine light recently came on in my car. It starts and drives absolutely fine, but to be on the safe side I decided to book the car in to a Mechanic ...
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Can you identify this Jaguar rear end?

Can you identify what type of Jaguar rear end this is and the model year?
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Jaguar Mk 9,Power steering

Can I mix Dexron 2 & 3 Power steering fluids in the system? on my 1959 Mk 9 Jaguar
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Are there potential issues with leaving a car without a battery for a few days?

I am sure I read, or was told, that completely removing a battery from a car is bad because it resets things in the car's computer or it dumps some sort of acquired tuning data, or something along ...
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What are the cold cranking amps required to start Jaguar S type 3l petrol engine

I'm trying to find the typical* cold cranking amps required to start a Jaguar S-type 3 litre v6 petrol engine (UK) so that I can be more informed when I research batteries, boosters, chargers etc. I'...
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Reccommended booster for 2000 Jaguar S type (3 litre petrol, UK)

I only drive this car on weekends, and if I have only done short journeys there is a risk of a flat battery. This happened to me two days ago, and standing on a street in the cold waiting for ...
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LandRover Defender Discontinues [closed]

Today morning I came across this sad story. Land Rover Defender production to end this Friday (29th Jan 2016). Link : http://www.dailypost.co.uk/business/business-news/land-rover-defender-...
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2000 jaguar locks

2000 jaguar - the remote went dead. I got a new battery and I know I have to get that reprogrammed in order to use. My problem is that I can't use the key to lock the doors or trunk. when I lock it ...
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What is the proper term for this hose line from the fuel tank?

I have a 1991 Jaguar XJ6 4.0, and my question is what is the name of this line coming from the fuel tank. There's 2 lines and they're stripped, and I can't seem to find them anywhere. This is the ...
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Engine revs to 4000 RPM without pressing gas pedal

I tried to start my car today but something strange keeps on happening. It turns on just fine, but once the engine is operating it starts revving to 4000 RPM even though I am not pressing the gas ...
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Does a jump starter with lower amperage than your car battery work?

I have a 3.0 litre V6 Diesel Jaguar XJ which has a 850amp battery. A fair number of people on this 400amp Amazon jump starter say it started their 3.0 litre cars fine. http://www.amazon.co.uk/...
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Will cars annual service light still come on if I do an early service?

I have a Jaguar XJ 2010 model, the service warning light comes on around October every year for the annual service. If however I was to get it serviced in June this year (i.e earlier than the service ...
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Doors lock from fob, then unlock themselves

I have a 2002 S-Type Jaguar. When I hit the door lock button on the remote, they lock, then they all open back up in a few seconds. I can't keep them locked. What is causing this? Can anyone help me? ...
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Clutch Pedal will not depress

On my 2000 Jaguar V6 3Lt I replaced the clutch friction plate and slave cylinder/thrust bearing. After bleeding the clutch, the pedal is hard frozen and will not depress. I flipped the clutch wrong ...
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Do all versions of the Jaguar XJ (2010 onwards) come with dual view screens?

This is a feature on Jaguar cars: http://d24w6bsrhbeh9d.cloudfront.net/photo/ay5PZvM_460sa.gif But does it come as standard on all XJ models 2010 onwards?
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Jaguar S-type (2000) wiper mechanism sometimes very weak

Recently, and not all the time, the wiper arms on my car are so weak that they get stuck on the last wipe of a screen wash 'job'. At first I thought it was friction with the window, but I've since ...
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