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Starting - no crank - battery is fine. Jaguar tested coils and starter motor - all ok. spark plugs new. Seems to be effected by cold or damp weather.

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  • teddieandamy Apr 28, 2009

    starting problem car was fine when i parked it next day would not turn over battery is fine wheather is damp??????no clue any help??

  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    I had a similar problem. Would not start for hours. As soon as I used my spare set it turned over. Is it possible that the key/ignition has become worn? I see on my primary key the extrusions have become rounded.

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Try a different key, the chip in the key is probably bad creating the vehicle not to crank as the exciter ring cannot pick up a signal from the master key.

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