20 Most Recent 2003 Jaguar X-Type Questions & Answers

The 2.5-liter X-Type gets a 194-horsepower and the 231-hp 3.0-liter V-6 model gets an increase to 231 horsepower.------------------------------------------------Car cable & OBD Connector

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Sep 15, 2019

I have a 2002 X type (2 litre. done 44000 miles), dash showed gear box problem, (red circle light up). I pulled out and turned the engine off. 5 minutes later turned the engine on. The engine running but the car would not drive either in drive or reverse. Turned the engine off again and on the car driving but not much power. The care is taken to the Jag. dealer and told is misfiring + some gear box faults. Suggesting to change some coils and see (cost about £200+). also possible need to change the gear box costing about £2500+. Please advice. Shall I go ahead with the repair? Should I part exchange.

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Sep 20, 2018

if i understand you correctly just disconnect the power lead to the battery for a few minutes and then reconnect it

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Aug 26, 2018

I have an 04 xj8. the lug nuts are a good bad example of half baked engineering. the lug nuts are fabricated from ugly steel with an 11/16 hex end. to beautify this, Jaguar overlays the nut end with a stainless steel 3/4 inch cap, crimped to the nut. On top of this, the nut is to be torqued to 90+ ft-lb! The only way to remove the lug nut without damage is with a SIX POINT socket and a breaker bar or an impact wrench. Using a 12 point socket will deform the cap, causing the wrench to spin on the cap and or the cap to spin on the nut itself. If that has happened, it is possible to recover using a 15 oz or thereabouts ball peen hammer and a deep 3/4 inch impact socket (the black ones). Line up the socket to the cap, doing a best guess to where the flats are and give the socket a light blow. Keep trying that until the socket seems to stick on, then hit it harder. Eventually you will find the right point and the socket will go on and reform the cap. Then a breaker bar can remove the cap/nut. New assemblies can be had for about $6 from "partsbin" or "autohausaz".

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Mar 11, 2018

Is the car Petrol or Diesel fuel ? If its petrol I would think the petrol has gone off after 3 years ,it turns a dark yellow in colour I had the same problem
Hope this helps Nick

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Feb 13, 2018

First question: Is it possible you put gasoline in the tank by mistake instead of diesel (or that gasoline was added to the wrong tank at the gas station)?
If not, then suggestions:
--Maybe an electrical sensor or connection got wet. Open the hood and let everything dry out for a few hours, then try again. If that fixed the problem, check all electrical connections for areas where water could penetrate, and repair/replace as needed.
--Borrow a code reader from an auto parts store (free) and check to see if there are any trouble codes (fairly easy procedure). Then look 'em up online.
--If your problem isn't the wrong fuel or wet connections, I think the likeliest cause is a bad crankshaft or camshaft sensor. When one of those fails, the computer often has a "limp" mode that will let the engine run, but at low RPM.

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Feb 09, 2018

If it will not unlock with the key, replace the latch/lock.

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Jan 10, 2018

check plugs, wires and mag pack its what your plug wires go to from spark plugs. Im thinking bad plugs or one wire is bad

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Nov 29, 2017

sounds like to me its a abs sensor or reluctor ring problem the 2 main culprits are the front abs sensor link leads one maybe open circuit or the rear driveshaft reluctor is corroded and broken you need to get the fault codes out to help decide which i would check the reluctor rings first if you look carefully at the rings with a torch and probe with a small screwdriver between the rear driveshaft joint and the hub carrier you may find the reluctor ring is adrift

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Oct 27, 2017

Sounds to me like this which is not grounded or they have text the wrong wires can burnt the switch up somebody needs to pull out the door panel and use a wire tester to see if there's any current if that don't help I would ask the dealership mechanic

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Oct 26, 2017

areas to check are the fuel pressures, fuel hoses, fuel crossover solenoid
It indicates that the ECM is receiving the correct information from the sensors to adjust for LPG but when crossed over to petrol signals from sensors are not as clear as they should be
This can be from a power drain to components caused by a faulty solenoid or relay that is reducing the voltage available to the sensors ( normally in the air intake system or the heated oxygen sensor in the exhaust manifold )
check all harness connections and wiring
if you are checking it all your self then a workshop manual that has all of the voltages for each sensor would provide help

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Oct 12, 2017

Definitely the battery has a big role in Jaguar cars, as Jaguar cars are very sensitive when it comes to battery.
You never go less than specified , going a little higher is ok but not lower

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Aug 16, 2017

the fault codes you have are all misfire codes p1313 and p1314 are manufactuer codes only. but they all point to same issue check the engine wiring harness under the air box for chaffing also the on plug coils are very unreliable the spark plug internal resistance is critical use only genuine plugs we had to change all 6 because pattern plugs had been fitted and check for water ingress in to the ecm/connector that may be the problem

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Aug 03, 2017

If you do not have a clue what could be the problem it may be cheaper to have a mechanic check it out. I have seen simple repairs turn into big ones when some one that does not know gets in to do the work.

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Jul 28, 2017

You will be fine driving the car with the engine light on as this is a safety feature the car may be under powered ie may feel as if the turbo's not working (If it has one) but this is perfectly normal the engine light comes on which will then put the car in to "Limp Mode" which then allows you to get the car home or to the nearest garage
Hope this helps Nick

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on Jul 15, 2017

Jags are HARD to work on, and even HARDER to buy parts for ... so ... have you ever heard of K-Seal? If it WORKS, it could save you $1,000's! If it doesn't work, you're out less than $20!

2003 Jaguar... | Answered on May 11, 2017

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