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02-06-2018, 03:05 PM
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Posted By melhookv12

it won't tell you which sensor. sensors...

it won't tell you which sensor.

sensors are only armed on deadlock. ( double lock )
so just single lock it and see if it's still going off.

you can't clear the last 8. so what we used to...
12-22-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Lady Penelope

Merry Christmas

:icon_tree:MERRY CHRISTMAS to all those that have helped me in this forum's resources , and to those I have helped in return :icon_tree:...
12-12-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,356
Posted By JagV8

It's OK - you didn't come across that way (to me,...

It's OK - you didn't come across that way (to me, anyway).
12-12-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,356
Posted By JagV8

Before you do (or I suppose after) - it could be...

Before you do (or I suppose after) - it could be a drain. There's a big file/thread about it (looks for quiescent).

If you do get a new battery, charge it for (say) 8 hrs because despite what...
12-08-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,356
Posted By Grant Francis

No ragging from me. Batteries are a...

No ragging from me.

Batteries are a forgotten item, until they fail.

Down here, battery sales soar when the cold snap arrives, and then again when the real HOT arrives, and its been that way as...
12-08-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,356
Posted By JagV8

Well, you need to check it after no recent...

Well, you need to check it after no recent charging or else when on load.

So, not just after charging it (which includes not after running the engine recently) - otherwise you see the surface...
12-04-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,356
Posted By kr98664

Yes, yes, that was the point of the bit of fun I...

Yes, yes, that was the point of the bit of fun I was having, explaining cordless technology that still required plugging in. I'm not sure if I should hang my head in shame or celebrate with a victory...
12-02-2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,356
Posted By Grant Francis

Rule of thumb when I did Auto Electrickery 101,...

Rule of thumb when I did Auto Electrickery 101, was, "the alternator takes approx 30 minutes to replace what you just used to start that engine, PROVIDED it started on the first try".

Then add to...
12-02-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,356
Posted By kr98664

Um, actually it is, unless you can prove somebody...

Um, actually it is, unless you can prove somebody forced you to live there.

As previously mentioned, such a short commute is tough on your battery. And on a practical level, a longer commute is...
12-01-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,356
Posted By JagV8

Sorry... but it's nothing like enough to recharge...

Sorry... but it's nothing like enough to recharge a battery.

A ctek or the like is likely going to be needed - or more driving.
11-12-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By Busa

Cloudy headlamp lenses: round 2.

About a year ago I did a thread with a tongue in cheek project to try and clean up the cloudy and stained headlamp lenses on my 02 car.
For a couple of quids worth of Colgate it was worth it and...
11-10-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,277
Posted By Busa

For parts direct from Jaguar, if you get stuck...

For parts direct from Jaguar, if you get stuck again these guys aren't far from you and I've used them before. Not far from the station.
Jaguar Parts, Jaguar Spares - JustJagsUK.com...
11-04-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By cat_as_trophy

A bedtime story . . . of DOOM & DISASTER !!!

Gather round kiddies . . . I have 2 horror stories from my recent rushed trip to and from Sydney in the S-Type . . . a 1500Km round trip that started in pouring rain. As you might recall there...
10-26-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,405
Posted By andbark

ZF 5HP24 Lessons Learned

Hi all,

After the dreaded failure of the gearbox in my 1996 XK8, I decided to have a go at repairing it myself. The problem turned out to be the classic ĎA Drumí failure. To fix this, I replaced...
09-24-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By zskot75

Haha I didn't know that about plastics. Alright...

Haha I didn't know that about plastics. Alright I'll do that today. 240 grit it is then. I'll make sure to post results once I finish most likely later in the day. Thanks so much steve you've been a...
09-23-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,802
Posted By kr98664

Instead of "someone with more knowledge", would...

Instead of "someone with more knowledge", would you settle for me?

I found this thread in the XK8 forum. Looks to be the same concept. Specifically, see post #11 for some of the logic:
...
09-23-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,277
Posted By Norri

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xk8-xkr-x100-17...

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xk8-xkr-x100-17/security-sounder-149781/

I haven't read this recently so not sure if it's really helpful or not.
09-21-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,277
Posted By kr98664

Or just do like I do. The phone is only for bad...

Or just do like I do. The phone is only for bad news. Text is best. Unless it's an actual emergency requiring my immediate response, but even then, only call me AFTER calling the police, fire...
09-03-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,130
Posted By RDMinor

Hate to say this...BUT

He was the victim of highway robbery. Given the piss poor job his mechanic ended up doing for his close to $3000 tab it's doubly offensive. A COMPLETE kit runs about $400 from a reputable eBay seller...
08-21-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By SamtheSham

Gotcha. Some of us on this side of the Atlantic...

Gotcha. Some of us on this side of the Atlantic are still learning that the 'bonnet' is not the roof, things we put in the trunk, you put in the 'boot', and the Jag is made from 'aluminium'....
08-19-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,859
Posted By kr98664

From a Jaguar training manual, this should help...

From a Jaguar training manual, this should help explain when the pump is commanded to run:

...
08-11-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,859
Posted By kr98664

Here you go, specifically posts #2 and #6: ...

Here you go, specifically posts #2 and #6:

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/s-type-s-type-r-supercharged-v8-x200-15/epic-troubleshooting-guide-climate-control-how-185002/
07-03-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,624
Posted By kr98664

Verify Proper Operation of the DCCV - Everbody Do This Test

Please start with the introduction (Post #1 above). After that, no matter the symptoms, everybody gets to do the steps in this post:

Verify proper operation of the DCCV

The DCCV can be a...
08-05-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,595
Posted By cat_as_trophy

Write-up on Quiescent Current Drain

The attached write-up on Quiescent Battery Current Drain may prove of benefit to Jaguar owners. While the focus is S-Type, because that is the forum in which this issue was explored in detail, the...
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