2005 Jaguar X-Type - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


Codes 51 and 52 are for Front Safety Belt Buckle and Seat Track Position Switches. As X Type belts are 51 and 52, drivers side and passenger side Seat Track Position Sensors (If it's one of your AWD models) or the Driver's Seat in the Diesel (Not one on the Passenger Seat in FWD cars!) They're riveted to the seat track, so not so easy to get out! Might just need the connector cleaning up. That has worked in some cases.

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Nov 09, 2018 | 125 views


Most likely is not a blown fuse because it is trying to work. Try to find the antenna instead as it maybe block from the signal. You did not say what year is the car.

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Feb 17, 2018 | 377 views


this is a common problem its the release switch on the tailgate window its gone o/c or intermittent short can be difficult to change it corrodes on to the rear wiper motor and i have had to drill the thing off in the past being very carefull without breaking the tailgate glass

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Dec 13, 2017 | 78 views


You need the dealer to hook up a scanner and do a full diagnostic during this loss of power problem. It is not something you can fix at home.

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Jul 26, 2017 | 78 views


Ok, time for car school. The vehicle is operated by the computer, every electrical concept that is. When the engine is cold, it starts fine because the computer has placed it in "cold start mode", putting more fuel into the engine than normally would until Once the engine is warmed up, a temperature sending unit or temp sensor tells the computer to change to normal run mode. IF said temp sensor is faulty and is not telling the computer to make said change, it stays in cold start mode, still dumping excess fuel in the engine that is now not required, cause it's warmed up. Like keeping the choke closed on older vehicles. Now I think you can answer your own question, when this no start action is happening after warm up and it always starts fine when cold, what's the first thing you check ? Right, the unsuspected temp sensor. Change that and no more start problem. Have a wonderful day. Glad I could be of service.

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Jul 11, 2017 | 88 views


Those model lifters are quite notorious for clogging up with hardened oil as they ran a bit hot... my suggestion would be to service all your lifters or replace them up to you and make sure all clearances are correct at tappets and valves :)
Good Luck :)

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on May 05, 2017 | 90 views


First, go around the car and tighten all the locking mechanisms.
A loose one will report 'door ajar'
This would explain 1 and 2.
3 sounds like the ride level sensor under the rear suspension.
Have you run over anything interesting lately?

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Apr 17, 2017 | 94 views


got a XK8 and a XJ6 but no X type sorry ,but most parts and faults will be the same as a ford mondeo.

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Jan 08, 2017 | 42 views


Does anybody know where the fuse is for the main headlights pls I have a 2004 xtype have changed the bulb and nothing happened so need to know what fuse to change thanks. If anybody has a copy of the owners manual I'd be very greatful

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Dec 13, 2016 | 852 views


a few --check the pulleys one may be seized or on its way --belt stretched over time and slipping on pulleys ---old belt

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Sep 20, 2016 | 29 views


Broken or loose gear mechanism between stick and gearbox.
Or broken gearbox change mechanism. Obviously the former is cheaper to repair...

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Aug 02, 2016 | 47 views


If the DVDs are known to be good, the disc drive may be defective.

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Oct 20, 2016 | 438 views


jag X type ,,,expensive big time their is a computer behind the dash ,havent done one as yet myself but its time consuming and if iam not mistaken its the same as a ford mondeo or a ford lincoln as this car is a jaguar in name only .the rear wheel bearing is the same as i tried to buy one for a X type and it was mega money ,so i bought one for a mondeo ,exactly the same made in italy and cost 188euros unlike the jag dealer ,the listing doesnt show in any parts book but my motor factor didnt have a listing either till i insisted on seeing a ford one and on the box was jaguar /ford ,,, hope yours has the leather interior and that horrible cloth one .

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Oct 07, 2015 | 116 views


go see your local dealer .

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Oct 05, 2015 | 2,861 views


ABS module , control pump etc..... your best bet is to take it to the repair shop , don't want to hurt your self !

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Sep 06, 2015 | 49 views


which brake warning light is on? the xtype does not have pad wear sensors fitted. so i guess you mean the abs light or the handbrake light.more than likely its the abs light and the common problem is the reluctor rings on one or the other of the rear outer constant velocity joints corroded/ fell off get the fault codes out of the abs module to help.

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Sep 05, 2015 | 307 views


WHAT!!!??

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Jul 24, 2015 | 41 views


May be a short in the switch itself

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Jun 16, 2015 | 64 views


there could be an impact detection engine cut off safety device, this disables the fuel pump of a vehicular accident.
this device is gnarly located in the side panel of the trunk left ore right side it likely will be marked as the device.
a thing to check on for you any way good luck with that

2005 Jaguar... | Answered on Jun 05, 2015 | 536 views

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