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My Jag S Type locks the doors by it's self.

I was locked out of my Jaguar S Tyoe this weekend with the key in the ignition, the engine running and the doors locked.

This ha s happened twice before but with the key in the ignition but the engine was not switched on.

Any ideas ????

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This is not unknown - but is rare, it was an issue on earlier models and folklore dictated you did not leave your keys in an unlocked car - when ever I do - I always leave a window down and mine is a late model. Get the locking checked at a main dealers as they can simulate different locking signals and it may show a fault.
sorry can't be of more help.

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I don't know for sure if Jag uses the auto lock feature, as when you move beyond a certain speed it engages the locks for safety. If so there could be an adjustment issue with your cars auto lock feature Just a thought though I had a friend who Ford Taurus did similar thing Yet ot sure how much Ford parts used on Jaguar S Type Good luck To You

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