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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Double wiper blades are sometimes the issue.


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