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05-01-2019, 08:53 AM
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Posted By Alfadude

Looks like there is rust starting on the lower...

Looks like there is rust starting on the lower sill by the driver's door by the front wheel. Check and see if the sill is rsusty. That is a notorious area for rust to start and if it is bad, could be...
05-01-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By Alfadude

Well.........it depends. If the car was well...

Well.........it depends. If the car was well taken care of and maintenance kept up it could be pretty reliable. If it had kind of a hard life, it could kind of nickel and dime you. And keep in mind...
04-10-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By Alfadude

When you say "my husband had trouble opening the...

When you say "my husband had trouble opening the door" what exactly do you mean? Do you mean he tried to unlock it with the key fob and it did not respond? Did he try and open it with a key and he...
04-04-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By Alfadude

Man, that sucks. Sorry for your pain. Hopefully,...

Man, that sucks. Sorry for your pain. Hopefully, when you get it back and the dashboard is dark and not lit up you can quickly put it behind you.
03-25-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Alfadude

If the car was running perfectly fine the last...

If the car was running perfectly fine the last time you got into it and now when you try and start it you get nothing, 99% chance it is the battery. They pretty much go now days without any warning...
03-01-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By Alfadude

I would think any competent mechanic would be...

I would think any competent mechanic would be able to tell you if there is still life in your suspension. Part of it is that by driving the car every day you get used to it and might not even realize...
01-10-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Alfadude

Maybe contact the Hungarian X-Type Club and ask...

Maybe contact the Hungarian X-Type Club and ask them what they know about the car and the owner.
01-09-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Alfadude

You say the car has a long maintenance history....

You say the car has a long maintenance history. Like what? Is there anything showing teh transmission fluid, transfer case fluid and differential fluid being changed? Was the car ever in an accident?...
01-06-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By Alfadude

Part if it might just be the different areas look...

Part if it might just be the different areas look different in the picture. You would really have to look at it in person. Might look better. The shift knob might just be the owner bought an...
11-05-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 23,786
Posted By Alfadude

The proper way to install it? That depends on...

The proper way to install it? That depends on what you are putting on there. The ones that came to the United States had a leaper and they were affixed with a spring load so it someone/something woud...
09-20-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Alfadude

Just what repairs does your car need? Would you...

Just what repairs does your car need? Would you be doing any of them or is that number quoted by a repair shop?

Thermo's XJ is a newer mode than the 2008 XJ. Totally different cars.
09-05-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By Alfadude

Just click on the main forum tab and search for...

Just click on the main forum tab and search for the XF forum and you will get all the help you need.
08-25-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Alfadude

What is the exact verbiage from the owner's...

What is the exact verbiage from the owner's manual and in what context? You should not have to wait at all from start up to start driving. When cold you don't want to beat on the car, but you can...
08-08-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By Alfadude

Do the number buttons and the arrow buttons on...

Do the number buttons and the arrow buttons on the keypad work when trying to change radio stations? If so, then you at least know the buttons work. If they work, then there should be no reason why...
07-03-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 32,622
Posted By Alfadude

$600 battery and $800 cabin air filter? I don't...

$600 battery and $800 cabin air filter? I don't even know what to say about that other than it is basically stealing. Those are things you can buy yourself and install yourself in less than an hour....
06-18-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Alfadude

Vern, I believe he does have a 2003 X-Type with...

Vern, I believe he does have a 2003 X-Type with the 2.5 liter in looking at his profile and previous posts. I think he means he can tell that one side the catch releases and the other does not.
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06-18-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Alfadude

Is the car left or right hand drive? I am...

Is the car left or right hand drive? I am guessing right hand.
06-08-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,727
Posted By Alfadude

The CCA (Cold Cranking Amps) rating wouldn't...

The CCA (Cold Cranking Amps) rating wouldn't affect anything, unless you are trying to start the car in extreme cold. If you needed a new battery it would be because it isn't holding a charge and not...
06-03-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By Alfadude

Try changing the two IMT o-rings and see what you...

Try changing the two IMT o-rings and see what you have. Simple easy and cheap to do.

That P1549 sounds like it could be a wiring issue or something with the connector. I don't think I have ever...
05-29-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,727
Posted By Alfadude

Yup.

Yup.
05-16-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By Alfadude

Looks like that guy's last activity on the forum...

Looks like that guy's last activity on the forum was eight years ago. Maybe someone else from that area has joined on here since then and could answser you.
05-01-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,028
Posted By Alfadude

The coolant level has nothing to do with the code...

The coolant level has nothing to do with the code you are getting. The code points you to the fuel pump. Now is the pump starting to go or possibly the something in the wiring or maybe a slightly...
04-17-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 919
Posted By Alfadude

You mentioned you had used a sealant prior. Where...

You mentioned you had used a sealant prior. Where did you put the sealant? Where was it leaking and is it now leaking from there again? Also, you did not answer the question about how you know it is...
03-29-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By Alfadude

Look up the replacement part numbers for the 2.0...

Look up the replacement part numbers for the 2.0 liter compared to what you just bought and see if they are the same. Can't really help you as the 2.0 liter wasn't sold in North America.
03-27-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 117,710
Posted By Alfadude

Go up to the top of the X-Type forum page and...

Go up to the top of the X-Type forum page and look at the Sticky labeled "How to: Tune up/Spark Plug Change FAQ. There are a lot of pictures of the engine, intake, gaskets, IMT valves, etc.. Should...
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