Question about 1999 Jaguar XJ
My '99 Jag XJ8 won't start. Sounded bad for a few days when starting, a cracking/grinding noise after turned key, but it started, then sounded fine when running. Finally wouldn't start, but battery is fine. It sounds like something is running when I turn the key, but it won't fire up.
Your starter is shot most likely. the noise is the drive gear at the end of the starter not throwing far enough onto the flywheel. Dont keep starting like this as a new flywheeel will be v expensive if damaged! Have your battery checked out too as a limp battery will not produce the power that the solenoid needs to throw that gear out properly and a new starter will fail too.
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Posted on Jan 07, 2009
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