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if this is a unit installed by a dealer(wether you bought it new or used) they should be able to get you the info you need. contact the dealer nearest you and ask for their parts guys. an experienced one will have the info.

2000 Jaguar... | Answered on Jul 10, 2018


no there is'nt enough pressure underneath to make it leak try tighting up the valve cover bolts or just getting a new gasket about a $6.00 to $10.00 dollar fix depending on where you go

2000 Jaguar... | Answered on Jul 10, 2018


This is common if your throttle is electronically controlled and not cable controlled like (older cars). If the throttle body main butterfly sticks for a fraction of a second because it's cold and the throat is full of carbon, for safety the computer will kick it into that mode. This can also happen if the throttle sender unit on top of your throttle peddle is faulty ... or kicked and the plug is not all the way in. A simple code reader can reset the issue but if it happens again start by cleaning the throttle body.

2000 Jaguar... | Answered on Nov 05, 2017


give the interior door panel a couple of heavy thumps with your hand it may work again for a while the normal prob is caused by sticking/worn out motor brushes the shock releases them and the motor works again. if so then that confirms the motor needs changing. if not check the wiring/connectors to the motor, but the motor is most likely the cause. hope this helps.

2000 Jaguar... | Answered on Aug 27, 2016


Hi there I am a tech mechanic and I tell you what do a voltage drop test nev to nev n po to po I bet you have a broken a current test Evey thing until you find the drop n then look up wire diagram and see the conn. N also have you check out the hot feed to the power dist. Box with test light and di. Volt meter reader I no that you have a volt drop on that circuit and make sure you are testing volt drop before during and after you have to test everything you worked on I can tell to its electric problem with the car also you check the cam n crank sin. For a 5 volt signal to start! And the rely box you also have a battery saver rely too and what bout the ignition switch n lock n key just bc things come on don't make the switch good that pin rod could not be able to make conn to close the open switch to start the car and you also have fuse line links for your starting system they are like the box it go nut works! One more thing to is it a no start problem or a no crank their is a difference between them! Check out the cable coming out the bottom of the colo and the colo its self if the wheel locking pin hung up or broke it wont start but here is my email address I like to no what you come with with and if you need more help brandonbrownfeb1990.bb@gmail.com
BTW make sure its not locked up or VAp locked check out wire diagrams make sure you don't have fuel kill switch to

2000 Jaguar... | Answered on Oct 21, 2015


Why won't key work in door? Most likely not used? Spray wd-40 in door lock and insert key moving it back and forth in a sawing motion. This will usually free up a sticky lock and you can then turn it. Most lock out companies use a long metal rod. They will pry back the top of the door where it meets the roof and insert a wedge to hold the door slightly ajar and then insert the rod which has a hook to catch the lock and unlock it. A coat hanger unfolded will usually do the trick with a little patience. If not, the only other way is to disassemble the inner door panel ( usually causing damage ) to get the door open

2000 Jaguar... | Answered on Oct 18, 2015


sounds like the latch actuator has failed, i dont think it has a seperate fuse for each door, you could check that you havent got a broken wire in the door wiring around the door hinge area. the actuator is part of the latch, but you may be able to get just the actuator which is easy swap over, check the wiring first, you could use a test lamp or circuit tester on the connector to the actuator to see if it being powered up when you press the plip. latch the door shut before testing, good luck.

2000 Jaguar... | Answered on May 10, 2015


You have a fault with ASC you need to get the fault code.

2000 Jaguar... | Answered on Mar 21, 2015


You don't say what model but the locks are not fused separately if the others are working it might be the latch

2000 Jaguar... | Answered on Mar 21, 2015


I have had the same situation with the 2000 VP. It eventually starts after several minutes. (Be careful not to over-crank the starter or it will overheat.) The engine starts very rough, smoky and sounds awful. Keep the accelerator at a point where the engine "catches". I suspect the problem is not electrical, but fuel injector / supply system. Perhaps a dirty fuel filter, etc. This has happened ONLY when the car has sat unused for two to three days. I have yet to ask my mechanic.

2000 Jaguar... | Answered on Oct 13, 2014


Depends in the mileage since the transmission was last serviced. It sounds like low pressure from the pump. It could be just a filter. You did not say where the leaking seal is, but a leaking seal will not fix itself.

2000 Jaguar... | Answered on Jan 24, 2014

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