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hesitation when accelerating and shaking when in idle
Hey there. A proper diagnosis at a repair shop is the only way to be certain. If the spark plugs have not been changed in 40,000 miles or more, the car would benefit from replacing them. But any number of...
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A/C not cooling in idle, only on high rpms
Hi there. This typically means that the fan itself has failed or there is a problem with the circuit. I usually start by checking for voltage supplied to the fan when the A/C is turned on. If there is voltage...
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I have a Jaguar S Type 2000. What engine can I put in my Jaguar?
The best engine choice for this vehicle would be the one that came with it from the factory. If the engine is bad, I would recommend getting a replacement engine of the exact same specifications from the manufacturer. This would...
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adding oil to full synthetic
Hello. There is no problem with you adding a conventional oil to your vehicle if it already has synthetic in it. The only thing that you need to make sure of is that you are using the correct weight oil...
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Need to change brake pads back and front
Changing brake pads is a good entry level job for a mechanic, but you can encounter some head scratching details from car to car. Here is an article on changing brake pads, not geared to any one type of car,...
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Engine will not engage.
If the battery is weak enough, it is possible that it may have enough power to power the gauges in the dash, but not enough to engage the starter. This may also be related to a bad ground connection at...
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Our 2005 jaguar ran out of gas Now it won't start we added gas and turn the key on an off four times it sound like it will
When a car has a lot of miles on it, as yours does, running out of gas can damage the fuel pump. Most cars these days have the pump submerged in the fuel tank and the fuel passes through the...
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replaced oil pan gasket, engine and trans mount Jaguar Stype
Hello, thank you for writing in. It is always disheartening to hear these reports. From here you are going to want to either take it back to the original mechanic with the complaint, and discuss any further charges to take...
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p0303, p1313, p0420. codes come up. no flashing and now signs. what do I do?
Hi there. Sounds like there are a few things going on. First the code P1313 means that the timing chain has jumped a tooth making the camshaft and crankshaft out of sync. The chain tensioner may need replaced if it...
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My car was rear ended. Would the impact cause the fuel pump to die?
Your fuel pump is located inside your fuel tank. For the fuel pump to be damaged by the impact, the impact would have likely also damaged or penetrated the fuel tank. The impact may have quite possibly damaged other components...
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How do I know which O2 sensor to change when it sets a code for o2 sensor? 2000 Jaguar S-type
Hi - the description for each Check Engine problem code contains the clues : for a given code - P1647 for example - the description is "Bank 2, Sensor 1". This means the first sensor in the exhaust system -...
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jaguar s type 2001 won't start battery was charge and is good
For your issue, the appropriate service is a no start diagnostic. If your car battery passes a load test, which is the first thing to confirm, the mechanic will check for power "to" the starter motor. If there is power...
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Q: Heating problem
The first thing to confirm is whether or not the engine operating temperature is in the normal range and whether there is sufficient coolant in the radiator. If, for example, the engine cooling system thermostat is stuck open, and thus...
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I cannot use my keys to lock or unlock my doors or trunk on my S-type 2003 Jaguar
Hi there. If you press the unlock button on your Jaguar key and can hear a click sound coming from the door or the or the trunk, then the issue is with the car unlock module. However, if you press...
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How many miles between oil changes on 2001 Jaguar S-type 4.0
Hi there. Depending on what oil you use will determine how long you can wait. If you go full synthetic with a good oil filter then you can go as much as 7500 miles. If you use conventional oil then...
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08 jaguar blows cold air but while at a stop starts blowing semi cool air had service no leaks told it was fans not working / but
If the condenser fans are not working properly, the effect that you are describing (delivered air not as cold at idle) will occur. The condenser fans provide the air flow that is necessary to remove a lot of the heat...
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I changed my spark plugs and ignition coils and now my car wont start it just clicks i have a 2002 jaguar s type v6 3.0
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several issues that may have occurred. The first step is to make sure the ignition wires are installed correctly, and that you did not mix up the firing order. You can do...
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My Engine Is Making A Ticking Noise And When I Acelletate Its low To Pick Up Speed And If I Rev Up To Fast It Starts To Smoke
Hi Edgar. Thanks for contacting us today. Honestly, there are probably multiple problems with your Jaguar S-Type that are leading to all these symptoms. Some of the common reasons why an engine would stumble, or cut off while driving or...
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all monitors set except comprehensive component p1000 code
Hi there. We are not quite clear as to what issue you are having with your Jaguar S-Type, so if you could clarify what issues you need help with or what repairs we might suggest, it would be very helpful...
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When I rev my engine it chokes starting around 4k rpm when I drive the car the problem doesnt happen. only when reved
It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem in getting the proper amount of fuel to the fuel injectors. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated and the fuel system...

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