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2004 Jaguar X-Type 4.2 leaks coolant constantly

I had the thermostat housing unit replaced because the mechanic said that it had some cracks in it. Two weeks went by and then the car started saying that it is low on coolant and has even slowed down as it was overheating. The warning statement came on saying that the engine temp was too high.

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  • Anonymous Oct 19, 2008

    I have the same problem even replaced the sensor and i tis still happening HELP

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Sounds like your head gaskets blew, this is common, if when it was leaking it over heated,....

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