Question about 2003 Jaguar X-Type
If i keep my foot under the brake pedal then change gear the brake light will not come on.
Check irf you need brake fluid first then brake pads
Posted on Dec 16, 2009
I have a 2002 X-Type. Just had this same problem.
A couple of months ago, I noticed that the break lights were always on, so I checked the pedal and the break light sensor was detached. I put it back in place (use a light, find the position to insert it, then turn 90 degrees and voila).
Then I had this problem of having the break lights on when I pressed the clutch pedal. After reading the previous post, I tried lifting the break pedal to see if the problem was solved and yes. So when I checked the break light sensor I noticed that the piece that attach it to the frame showed a little wear. And the pedal was moving for about 2 mm.
So I put tape on the pedal where the switch makes contact as to rise the contact area for 1.5 or 2 mm and that fixed the problem.
Posted on Sep 25, 2009
I have just bought a 54 plate x tyoe and I have the same problem. If I hold the brake pedal up and dip the clutch the brake lights do not come on so I assume it is a sensor issue. Did you ever get this problem resolved?
Posted on Aug 20, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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