2004 Jaguar X-Type - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


If you push the boot release button, and the number plate lights flicker, you have a chafed earth. Common, and has caught me a couple of times. Punch through the ski bag in the rear seat. Reach in to either side for the seat release cables. Pull and release the seat. Drop the seat then drop the second seat. Now lie on your belly and crawl into the boot to dismantle the boot release cover. Pull the arm and open the boot. Now you can work properly. With the boot lid up, release the cable guide on the left, and look for a chafed wire. fix it. While you are at it, fix a bike brake cable to the lock mechanism and run it to somewhere you can access it with the seats up, so that if it goes again, you can just pull the cable.

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on May 17, 2019 | 2,194 views


In the housing situated at the side of the cylinder, air filter housing will have to be moved.

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Mar 02, 2019 | 553 views


Need to strip out the door panel and separate the window from the regulator, usually just a clip holds the glass to the regulator arm, and to them lower regulator so can remove window, probably need a but of wiggling around, fitting is just a reverse

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Feb 05, 2019 | 31 views


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2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Sep 10, 2018 | 840 views


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2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Mar 07, 2018 | 92 views


Bro, it's just that the automatic stops need reset on the door glass to make it close ALL the way up against the seal. Then no more whistle. I dislike that sound also.

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Mar 03, 2018 | 60 views


ther is a level sensor on the rear suspension the link rod may have come disconnected or the sensor has gone faulty

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Feb 23, 2018 | 55 views


I just can't see the gear box itself being bad if all is still in working order. I'd be checking the sensor that's sending this message.

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Dec 05, 2017 | 203 views


need batteries for your remote.

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Nov 30, 2017 | 86 views


lubricate where your key goes to start car.if it fixes it then your ignition switch might be going bad.

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Nov 30, 2017 | 268 views


1. check battery connections thoroughly; emphessis on thoroughly.
good luck.

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Nov 30, 2017 | 47 views


it sounds like its the in car temp aspirator motor listen to the little vent next the steering column if thats it. its not a big issue just get it replaced easy fix

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Nov 07, 2017 | 41 views


the stab light comes on if the battery is low because you are cranking the engine your aj26 v8 engine may have a common problem for cars up to that model/year with worn nicosil coated bores ie. low compression check the vin no. at your jag dealer you can get it started by removing the spark plugs and putting a egg cup of engine oil in to each of the cylinders the first thing to do is to check for fault codes using a obd code reader for a clue followed by a compression test

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Sep 26, 2017 | 392 views


Having a restoration shop and running several newer Jaguars I have seen similar situations. Intermittent multiple errors such as these can be caused by a low battery (or corroded connections) that "fool the computers". Also had a '99 XJ8 VDP have exactly the same issues over several months. Issue was a manufacturing fault in the sensors on the throttle body that caused the "limp home" mode - usually in stop and go traffic. Jaguar had an inspection and recall on the throttle bodies but that vehicle had gone through 3 different Jaguar dealers for service and none looked at TSB/Recall or performed the necessary checks on the throttle body. Tried cleaning the throttle several times (per Jaguar TSBs) but no change. Had to replace throttle body & problem solved (over 30,000 miles since then). Recommend making sure all air connections to throttle are clean and open and cleaning the throttle area to see if that helps.

On newer Jaguars (and other Al bodied cars) similar problems occur when the "ground" connections to the body become poor (usually through corrosion but sometimes through collisions). Connections may look perfectly normal but have high resistance. Careful when working with the connections - the posts are usually very loosely fastened to the bodies. The engine quit on a 2005 XJ8 VDP when I turned the wipers on (fortunately I was driving slow in a parking lot) because one of the forward bulkhead ground connections was corroded (looked normal but separated from body when removing the wires to clean them).

Also there occur occasional funny intermittent issues with all newer Jags that seem to be untraceable and non-reproducable computer "glitches".Good luck.

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Nov 29, 2017 | 285 views


can both front wheels being held at the same time and either not try to turn? but rear can not be held if thats the case then its the diff perhaps the splines stripped on the drive shafts does thcar drive ok?

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Sep 07, 2017 | 192 views


your model/year car had a problem with the servo motors on the climate unit we had to change them all under a recall poss thats your issue

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Aug 29, 2017 | 114 views


I have 04 x type car turns on I put it on gear and a cranky noice and the car dont move crank gets more loud if I try put it back on park it grinds loud so I have to turn off the car just to put it on park

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Aug 15, 2017 | 31 views


Have you checked the fuses?

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Jul 24, 2017 | 24 views


ck your coolant for a mixture of oil & coolant & any coolant in your oil. Sounds like a faulty head gasket or bad valve. where any of the plugs wet with oil or coolant? If so head gasket or valves. good luck

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Jul 15, 2017 | 136 views


Check the battery connectors for corrosion and looseness.

2004 Jaguar... | Answered on Jul 07, 2017 | 63 views

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