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The cranking amps required to start an engine are not the same as the cranking amp rating of a battery. I don't know the amps required to start your car's engine, but if it is less than 400 amps, then it will work. Higher cranking amps in a battery yields additional benefits. The battery can be used for more starts because less capacity is used on each ...


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I've had central locking refusing to stay locked with several cars when any of the door sensors (or boot lid sensor, or even engine cover sensor) thinks its door is open - whether it's actually the case, or the sensor has jammed for some reason. This hypothesis can be checked by setting the interior lighting to the setting where it lights upon open doors. In ...


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The idea isn't to replace the amperage of the battery, but to boost (add to) what charge is available from your battery. The lower amperage output is fairly typical. For this reason and for the simple reason that these devices are made to be portable. If it had the same amperage as the battery in your car, it would weight about the same amount. Since your ...


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I'm betting your Jag is Drive-By-Wire (DBW), meaning, there isn't a direct connection between you and the throttle. If so, the gas pedal rheostat is probably telling the computer you are pressing it, causing the throttle to go up. You could possibly test the gas pedal by unplugging it and checking for even/smooth operation by putting an ohmmeter on the leads....


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Fix the fan. At low speeds, the fan pulls air through the radiator (and AC condensor) and cools things off. At higher speeds, airflow takes care of that, and the fan is useless. That probably explains why everything works well when you're going faster. If the fan is not turning on, it could be a few things. Some that come to mind: Wiring harness is ...


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Yep, you'll be fine. The Dexron 3 fluids came along after the Dexron 2 as a more refined formula, so it is backwards compatible with the Dexron 2 fluids.


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As the other user stated, the only thing it'll affect is the ECU, stuff like Idle speed, or different settings will be reconfigured, my only word of caution is when you put the battery back in and turn the car on, let it idle for a while so it can reconfigure everything such as idle speed so it doesn't run as rough.


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I'm not positive how the Jaguar system runs, but would assume the service light comes on when the time period has elapsed, and is then reset by the technician. If you take it in for service and have the maintenance done on it, the technician should reset it and the light should not come on for another year from that point. Ask your tech to reset the computer ...


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While a battery booster pack will work and just about any of them will work to an extent (more expensive, higher CCA will work better/longer), there is a much better solution to your problem. You need to purchase a battery tender to attach to your vehicle. This will ensure two things: Normal battery life without sulfation. Over time as a battery is ...


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There are some vehicles that require a FOB reprogram if the battery is not replaces according to a procedure Some manufacturers have a battery replacement procedure so key fobs, stereos and clocks do not have to be reset after the replacemnt. I can not validate a 2000 Jaguar but I can say a 2013 Jaguar (yahg-u-r) does require a process driven battery ...


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I had the same problem with my 2006 Jaguar S-Type. It turned out to be the bolt that attached the wiper arm to the chassis was very loose.


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I had this happen on my Nissan Altima when the mechanic left the key in the ignition while working on the car and reconnected the battery with the key in the ignition. This some how confused the car and it thought the key was still in the ignition even when it wasn't and was trying to keep me from locking myself out of the car. I disconnected the battery and ...


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Are you sure it's the fob? First, I don't believe you need to get the remote programmed for a battery change ... most cars are not this way. Second, when the locks pop back up, this is usually due to one of the doors being ajar. Could also be the trunk lid or the hood. Before you assume it's the remote (sounds like it's actually working to me or you'd get ...


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Should be fine. It will reset the ECU after a couple minutes (when the capacitors loose their charge). The shop will likely disconnect the battery while working on the car. Leaving the battery sit for a couple months should be fine as long as it was good to begin with. A weak battery may not last that long.


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An XJ40 weighs nearly 2 tons, so no wonder it feels heavy. It has power-assisted everything so the steering shouldn't feel heavy, so you might have a leak in the power steering circuit. If it has the early digital dashboard (with a screen that shows all the warnings as large icons), that dashboard is prone to problems, so check if that works well.


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As an owner of an x type myself (2.2, 2005), I would guess that this may well be the egr playing up. You might find reading the codes will help, but the best advice will be found on the Jaguar Forum as there are lots of friendly people (I'm one of them...), so try: Jaguar Forum link Do create yourself a login and you will be welcome, the X type section is ...


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One strong possibility is you have something loose which is rubbing against a tire. It could be a piece garbage you ran over which got caught, a loose cable or hose which moves under acceleration or maybe a piece of loose body trim. A visual inspection of the engine bay and wheel wells in the front is a start, it may be pretty obvious. Check for grooves or ...


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The jag x type has a fan control unit which can be a source of many cooling fan problems -I have a jag x type... You may find that you get more accurate responses by going to a Jag forum : I use www.jaguarforum.com and the people on there are very knowledgeable as they all have x-types and there are some threads about fans already.


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I've had this issue with an audi, although I wouldn't really call it an issue, more of an annoyance. I solved it by turning the fuel nozzle clockwise a bit and found that it went in a little bit farther, and I didn't get misting anymore. However when filling a diesel car you will always get a bit of diesel on your hands, it's inevitable, so if you don't ...


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Jaguar XJ independent rear suspension - not sure exactly what year though...


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The recommended battery for a 2000* Jaguar S-type 3.0 is a 019, which has 800CCA and a capacity of 100Ah. *Randomly chosen as you didn't specify a year.


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Those are quick couplers for the fuel lines.. A bugger to find second hand as most people wreck them taking them off but you can buy them new from Jaguar Heritage/Classic parts in the UK.


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Try to move like two meters away from the car, it will lock. When you are near the door, the module senses your keyfob and unlocks the door.


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If its happening all the time, then it wouldn't be the doors/trunk/hood just being open. There are a couple of scenarios. key fob is damaged, button gets stuck, or battery going out. sensor on the doors/trunk/hood is going bad, and its sending back an open signal (prevents you from locking keys in your car). electric lock module in doors is going bad, ...


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Double wiper blades are sometimes the issue.


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Have you put a brake hose clamp on the flexible hose of the clutch slave pipe and forgotten to remove it? Try disconnecting the pipe going into the slave cylinder and place a finger lightly over the end of it. Now have an assistant pump the clutch pedal, making sure the system is topped up with fluid. If the pipe pumps out fluid whilst disconnected then you ...


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It appears as though it does come standard on the 2010+ Jaguar XJ. This is a system built by Bosch Car Multimedia division. It was first slated for the luxury Mercedes S-Class, so the XJ is the second car to get it. In this article dated May 2010, EE Times talks about it being in the XJ: Bosch has developed a head unit that will be first introduced onto ...


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I wouldn't recommend this solution generally, but I'm providing it here as it's what fixed it for me. I sprayed liberal amounts of WD-40 into the area of the mechanism, and eventually the wipers started to move freely. They've been fine ever since. I realize this is a seemingly obvious solution, but I did try WD-40 initially and it didn't work. It was ...


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