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check all the lights on the back of the car there must be a bulb burned out

2005 Jaguar XKR | Answered on Oct 08, 2018

Either you have a serious leak - start the car in a closed, well lit clean place and look for the expelled steam and/or water drops - or the cooling circuit is not pressurized, the water boils and is lost as vapour - for that check the caps on the radiator and on the coolant tank. The caps are easy to test: heat up the engine and with it running, protect yourself with a thick piece of cloth then open the cap on the radiator - if steam will not pour out violently then the cap is faulty. The cap on the tank is tested by blowing air thru it with your mouth - if you don't need a significant effort to do it then the cap is dead.

2005 Jaguar XKR | Answered on Feb 20, 2011

I think its set by satelite if you have navigation

2005 Jaguar XKR | Answered on Mar 06, 2010

when ever a computer controled device is replaced the dealership will need to calibrate it or it will remain usless

2005 Jaguar XKR | Answered on Jul 24, 2009

To get to the cabin air filter on an XK8 or XKR, you have to do the following steps (I know these steps sound ridiculous...as in many cars there is just a simple cover in the engine compartment... but...): The air filter is under the black plastic cowl or plenum that is just under the windshield wiper blade connectors. To get to that, you must 1. carefully lift off the plastic covers that reveal screw heads. Remove the screws. 2. lift off the plastic covers that are on the top of each windshield wiper connector - under the cover you will then see a nut or bolt that has to be unscrewed. 3. Using a small puller (the puller that lifts off battery terminals works for this) lift off each windshield wiper and disconnect the rubber hose from each. 3. lift the car's front hood, and remove the plastic cowling (you also have to lift the side rubber runners and a rubber strap from each side that holds up the rubber drain hoses). Once you remove that plastic cowling, you will see the air filter plenum at the back of the engine area. The air filter should come vertically out of that. (This air filter does not exist on my 2000 and earlier editions...I am not sure what year Jaguar installed them.) Full instructions are on the Jaguar JTIS CD which you should obtain...look online for that.

2005 Jaguar XKR | Answered on May 30, 2009

Pads will reproduce sound just like a needle on a phonograph. Hard linings will accentuate this. Have the rotors re-surfaced and finished with a non-directional pattern(I make a quick pass with a D/A sander over surfaces while still on the lathe) Generally this will help.

2005 Jaguar XKR | Answered on Mar 30, 2009

Hi Don

I recomend you try this first of all.

Try disconnecting the positive battery + & negative - terminals.

Turn the ignition key several times to erase the computers memory.

Reconect the battery + terminal and then - and start the car.

Your fault code, will hopefully not return.

Good Luck !


2005 Jaguar XKR | Answered on Jan 20, 2009

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2005 Jaguar XKR | Answered on Nov 23, 2008

2003 jaguar s type r,i recently check engine light came on and i got 8 total codes misfire but im just wondering about the p1474 code which is based on intercooler water pump circuit malfunction and i did a lot of searches and im confused where the intercooler water pump is located ,, so i see one pic of one that is near the radiator and there one near the left driver side block ,,, and theres is one called engine auxiliary water pump so ,, im confused about those which one should i check engine aux or intercooler water pump or are they the same ,,, or different please help i do research before going to mech

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