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  2. Should My Car Have Bluetooth

    Sounds like to much hassle and expense, and the wife probably won't use it as it is her car. I think I will lay this one to rest.......
  3. Facelift ? How can you tell?

    Having just purchased a 2001 S-type (JDM) and not getting a clear enough answer above, I thought I would do some research and post it for others. Mostly a composite of info from cruising the web: 2000 S-Type When the new S-Type arrived in showrooms, the S-type was initially well received. It was complimented for its exceptional ride and handling, which many pundits didn't expect because of the American-influenced platform. It also came with a choice of punchy new V6 and established V8 powertrains, both of which delivered excellent performance and whisper-quiet high-speed refinement. By far the biggest criticism was levelled at the car's interior - its overuse of light-coloured plastics, bland dash and weird-looking steering wheel weren't in keeping with what people had come to expect from Jaguar, and it took the company just two-and-a-half years to completely revise the fascia to replicate the look of the new, smaller X-type (whose cabin was allegedly quickly redesigned following the S-type's reception). 2002 Interior (LHD) 2004 Interior with leather wheel 2007 Interior (LHD) FaceLift Gauges At the same time as the interior facelift, Jaguar revealed the supercharged S-type R, which had been rumoured to have been in development from launch. The 4.2-litre powerplant came with a Eaton supercharger and kicked out 400bhp, making it a real beast. The front did not change much over the years The rear-drive S-Type, which went on sale in May 1999 as an early 2000 model, serves as the entry-level Jaguar. 2000 2001 2002 A new S-TYPE Sport edition will be offered for 2002 and comes with either engine and features that include 17-inch low-profile tires, a Computer Active Technology Suspension, a perforated leather-trimmed interior and bolstered sport seats. Just three years after its introduction of the S-Type, Jaguar launched a redesigned version of this full-size sedan. On sale since May 6, 2002, the 2003 S-Type is highlighted by a new R edition that packs a 400-horsepower supercharged engine. The 2003 S-Type sedans are equipped with approximately 70 percent new content and an all-new interior. Underneath the car is a new rear subframe with a revised rear suspension that includes retuned springs, dampers, bushings and stabilizer bars. Such changes should only enhance what Chief Engineer Phil Hodgkinson calls the “traditional Jaguar ride.” Aerodynamic improvements include spats for the front wheels, new mirrors, window shields and a revised seal at the top of the windshield. A touchscreen multimedia display is available, and the Jaguar voice system now works with 156 commands. A new electronic parking brake has been installed. Unlike the more familiar Jaguar grille on other models, a mesh grille leads off the R edition. This high-performance model can also be identified by its distinctive red “R” logo. Zeus wheels on the R sedan hold 18-inch tires and halt with Brembo brakes, and it comes equipped with a spoiler at the rear. The non-supercharged V-8-powered models get 17-inch tires, while those with the V-6 engine have 16-inch rubber. Options include a power moonroof — which comes as standard equipment on V-8 models — and xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights that are standard on the R edition. 2003 White 2003 Green In late 2004, the S-type received another facelift, this time with new rear lights and revised rear badging. 2005 The S-Type’s new grille is lower than before, and it sits more upright. Displaying a new round Jaguar badge, it incorporates slimmer vertical chrome vanes, as well as horizontal vanes. The new aluminum hood has been reshaped, and the front bumper has a simpler appearance. The rear fender, bumper and trunk lip have been raised. Round taillamps help display what Jaguar calls a “more technical look” and “more presence.” Mesh inserts are fitted in place of fog lamps in the S-Type R to allow air to reach the car’s twin oil coolers. The R edition also features a sporty mesh-patterned grille, a trunk spoiler and twin tailpipes. The suspension has been modified to include retuned dampers and low-friction ball joints. The S-Type R gets Jaguar’s Computer Active Technology Suspension, which uses adjustable dampers. The available Sport Package for non-supercharged sedans includes an upgraded suspension and brakes. Five types of alloy wheels are available, and 17-inch tires are newly standard on the 3.0 model. Optional xenon headlights have automatic self-leveling. Compare the rear 2003 2007 Rear 2008 Front 2008 Rear The major changes for 2008 are to the S-Type's exterior. The 3.0 and 4.2 versions now share the S-Type R's front bumper. All S-Types now ride on wheels that are an inch larger than before, at 18 and 19 inches. Displaying a round Jaguar badge, the grille incorporates horizontal vanes and slim vertical chrome vanes. Round taillamps help display what Jaguar calls a "more technical look [and] more presence." Mesh inserts are fitted in place of fog lamps in the S-Type R to allow air to reach the car's twin oil coolers. The R edition also features a trunk spoiler, twin tailpipes and Jaguar's Enhanced Computer Active Technology Suspension, which uses adjustable dampers. The R models feature standard xenon headlights with automatic self-leveling. Press Release: Jaguar Cars is proud to unveil the new 2008 Model Year S-TYPE range, which comes with a host of exterior and interior design changes as well as a series of new standard and optional features. The latest S-TYPE continues to be loved and admired by customers throughout the world, attracted on an emotional level by its spirit of individuality, iconic design and sporting performance. There is also a rational attraction as well, with the recent addition of the acclaimed twin-turbo 2.7-litre diesel engine which offers outstanding performance alongside superb fuel economy. For the 2008 Model Year, all S-TYPE versions feature an updated front end, with the addition of the sporting S-TYPE R bumper and mesh grille to all models. The new-look front is more contemporary, giving every S-TYPE a more poised and dynamic appearance. A new series of beautiful alloy wheels adds to the sporting appearance of the 2008 Model Year. Entry level versions now come with the multi-spoke 17-inch Antares wheel as standard. The 18-inch Triton alloy wheel is standard on all SE models (18-inch Triton on UK Sport version), while the top-of-the-range S-TYPE R now comes with the stunning 19-inch Barcelona wheel as standard (except Japan, Austria, Germany and rough road markets). The S-TYPE's interior is also upgraded, with the introduction of multi-function Sport seats (with non-perforated leather) instead of the previous Classic seat for all SE and Sport models. Entry-level S-TYPE models come with a leather-trimmed steering wheel as standard, while a new Satin Mahogany veneer is available as an option across the range. Choice is further extended with the option of a beautiful new Ivory and Charcoal leather colour combination for SE models. Technical innovation is part of the S-TYPE's appeal and every new model will now come with Rear Park Assist as standard. The 2008 Model Year S-TYPE range will be unveiled at the Bologna Motor Show in December 2006 and will be available for order from dealers immediately. [PLEASE CONFIRM] 2008 Model Year S-TYPE at a glance Executive Jaguar saloon with four engine variants including class-leading 2.7-litre twin-turbo diesel, 3.0-litre V6 petrol and renowned 4.2-litre naturally aspirated and supercharged V8s Streamlined styling combined with advanced technology and legendary Jaguar ride and handling make the S-TYPE the epitome of the contemporary, sporting Jaguar saloon From the top-of-the-range 400bhp (DIN), 155mph supercharged S-TYPE R which is capable of 60mph in just 5.3 seconds to the highly acclaimed twin-turbo 2.7-litre diesel which offers a 0-60mph time of just 8.1 seconds yet returns 41.5mpg on the combined fuel economy cycle, outstanding Jaguar innovation is clear across the range The diesel-engined S-TYPE is offered with either a much-admired six-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission. The 3.0-litre petrol is available with either a five-speed manual or six-speed automatic gearbox, while both 4.2-litre V8 models are equipped with the six-speed automatic transmission AJD-V6 diesel engine is the lightest unit of its type and size, weighing just 202kg Latest generation, high pressure, common-rail direct-injection technology, including 'multiple pilot' injection with piezo-electric control, ensures maximum efficiency Maximum power of 152kW (207PS) EEC, 153kW (206bhp) DIN and maximum torque of 435Nm (320lb ft) make this a diesel Jaguar with real performance: a top speed of 230kph (143mph), and 0-100kph (0-60mph) in just 8.5 (8.1) seconds in the manual version and 8.6 (8.2) seconds in the auto An impressive combined fuel economy figure of 6.8l/100km (41.5mpg) with manual gearbox, and a low CO2 figure of only 179g/km Comprehensive safety features in every S-TYPE include front, side and side-curtain airbags, Jaguar's Adaptive Restraint Technology System (A.R.T.S.) and Anti-lock Braking System Wide range of standard interior features in every S-TYPE including automatic climate control with dual zone control for driver and front passenger, Rear Park Assist, electrically adjustable seats, multi-function steering wheel controls for audio, cruise control and (where fitted) Bluetooth telephone connectivity and voice control, trip computer, Jaguar Alpine Sound System with AM/FM radio and single slot CD player Comprehensive security system includes remote central locking and driveaway locking, ultrasonic intrusion sensing, radio frequency remote control and engine immobiliser (Thatcham 1 approved) Key optional features include 19-inch wheels across the range, electrically adjustable pedals, Front Park Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control with Forward Alert, in addition to existing driver aids.
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  5. 6 months on and first fault has occurred.

    Well, putting that message out well and truly jinxed it!. ABS/DSC light came on today!
  6. X Type 2.2D Auto transmission slip

    hi not sure what gearboxes the x-type had most had ford gearboxes 5R55N was a 5 speed, but thought later ones were ZF but maybe wrong if its the Ford unit there very easy to service and low oil again would cause it to slip cheers Joe
  7. DTC Decoding

    hi some faults clear on there own, if the fault has gone some have to be reset cheers Joe
  8. Limp mode or stall when accelerating around 70mph

    Thank you. I forgot to mention, once stopped and shut down, fault disappears on startup.
  9. Just joined, hello all! What can I say, what an experience, toodled about thinking it sounded great then floored it, back end twitched (mine and the cars) and the supercharger whine made its presence felt in both acceleration and the noise as it spooled up, OMG awesome! 2005 £11500 92,000 miles,tons of history and I strongly think mine by the weekend, its going to cost an arm,leg and kidney, but what the hell! What an incredible machine .
  10. Electronic Brake Control Module

    hi not sure a replacement module will work with out programing, there configured to the car if the replacement does not work it will need programing to the car cheers Joe
  11. Diagnostic Scan Tool

    Good idea
  12. Keys In Cambridgeshire

    Anyone out there know where I can get an additional key cut and programmed in the Cambs area other than a dealer?
  13. Ohh hello, and i need advice :-)

    Can you provide a photo of the touchscreen and what you call the on board computer box please?
  14. Front fog lights

    Good morning. I had exactly the same problem with my MY02 XK8. The fuse controls several circuits including those you mention plus the concealed anti-theft horn/sounder. This is situated in the offside wheel well, forward of the wheel and in line with the headlight and be got at through a small hatch in the plastic liner. The horn is there, I understand, to guard against a thief cutting the main battery cable to isolate the main anti-theft sounder. The concealed system is powered by two encapsulated AA nicads which after a few years self destruct. They may do so in a way that they supply a direct path to earth in which case the fuse blows time and again or they may not, when it doesn't. On my car it did! I removed the concealed sounder and taped up the plug and all was well. Used sounders are available but I found that removing the remains of the batteries in mine damaged other parts of the corroded circuit board and so I do without it on the basis that 16 year old XK8s are not a big target. This type of sounder was used on later models but may not be compatible. If you solve the problem with the boot button, please tell me.
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  16. Centre screen

    I have a 2010 3 lt xf and the centre screen is coming on and going off. I have had amp changed but still same problem anyone got any idears
  17. Readings

    thanks for the reply have been looking at the workshop and as you say cant find these, however I think the injectors are out.
  18. Key Fob Switches

    hi like above there on ebay and the switches alone are very cheap cheers Joe
  19. Phil

    OK Guys, Many thanks. A service might improve it a little. Phil
  20. Well done, sounds like you have done well, so here's hoping you have as much enjoyment as mine has given me. And in metallic blue, another finish that sits high on my list. In fact that was the colour of my Passat. Just do not like black or dark colours. I just wish I hadn't waited until the age of 77 before getting one Best Geoff BTW: We lived at Welton, near Scampton during the 1980s. Many walks on the Viking Way. Love Lincoln
  21. 2010 Xf 3.0D won't start

    Hi Here is an update when it first would not start I plugged my laptop in and got this first image. I then cleared the faults tried to start it again and the only error was this image two I have now put a brand new battery in it but still will not start and I have the parking brake failure locked on. any help please.
  22. Instrument panel repair

    Ok sent today should be with you in next couple of days, hop it sorts your problem out, postage was £5.50. My paypal is many thanks mike
  23. Brake got rusted

    Hi Cubist Thank for your instruction then I will looking for some supplier to purchase parts because I cannot make DIY. One supplier which provide parts from many maker which I know only Brembo and no ideas with other maker
  24. Phone set up on an '09er

    You have to pair from the car following the correct sequence.Is that what you did? ‘Pairing’ Your Phone Before use, your mobile phone must be connected or ‘paired’ with the vehicle’s Bluetooth system. Vehicles with touch-screen Follow these steps to pair your phone with the vehicle: • Switch the vehicle’s ignition ON (position II). • Press the button, to the left of the touch-screen. • Using the touch-screen keypad, enter the code ‘##1#*#’, then touch . • The message ‘Discover Me’ will be displayed, to confirm that the system is ready to pair with a mobile phone. • Switch on your mobile phone’s Bluetooth connection, using the phone’s menu.(See your phone’s manual for more information). • Select 'search for other Bluetooth devices' or 'Audio Accessories' from your mobile phone’s menu. • Select 'Jaguar' in your phone’s paired device list, in order to connect to the vehicle’s Bluetooth system. • Enter the Passkey on your mobile phone (the Passkey is 1313). • Under certain circumstances, the message ‘No BT Phone’ may be displayed briefly. • After a short delay, the message ‘Phone Connected’ will confirm that the phone and vehicle are paired. Note: • Once a mobile phone has been paired with the vehicle, the system will look for the same phone each time the ignition is switched ON. If no phone is detected, the message ‘No BT Phone’ will appear on the touch-screen to confirm that no phone is connected after approximately three minutes. • When a mobile phone is paired to the vehicle and the Bluetooth connection is established, one bar will be displayed next to the antenna icon. However, you will need to refer to your mobile phone’s display to determine the strength of the network signal. • If an incorrect Passkey is entered, your mobile phone should prompt you to enter the correct Passkey. • If there is a delay of approximately five minutes when pairing a phone with the vehicle, a screen with the message ‘Handset In Use’ may be displayed. If this occurs, switch the vehicle ignition to OFF and wait for at least five minutes before repeating
  25. XF Fuel Gauge Reading Low

    Hi Minesh I have not been on the forum for a while so have only just seen your post. I hope that you have by now found an answer. If not, please be aware that the problem I experienced proved to be connections inside the tank and under the fuel! If you are not too sure about dealing with the external connectors ,it might be best to find a good independent jag specialist to try looking inside the tank. My guy is very experienced and even he said it was not a job for the faint hearted. He had to work virtually blind with his arm deep in diesel fuel, before he could determine the problem. Although I have done quite a few types of repair I am pleased I left this one to him!
  26. Engine Faulty system

    2014 Jaguar XF, recently break pads were replaced. But now the vehicle gave me an "Engine Faulty System" message. and now the vehicle won't shut off! what should i do????? please i need help!!
  27. XF Central locking Malfunction

    My central locking works ok except from the n/s rear door. Can anyone suggest anything. Is it a module or unit that is playing up, if so, where is situated? Jag xf 2.7 2009.
  28. ECU de mapping

    well had a little go with the magic box and its come up with, B1242 Recirculating air flow Door actuator circuit failure. B1265 Cool air servo motor circuit failure P010c Mass or air flow B circuit low P010P Mass or volume air flow sensor A/B corrolation Exhaust gas reticulation valve set-point 12.37 O controller -5-13 Valve 1 controller -5.00 Deviation Fuel pressure 27.6 Injectors 1. 1072 2: 773 3: 1144 4: 975 5: 1056 6: 918 Manifold absolute pressure senor 102.000 Mass air flow 0.640 will do more tomorrow do you feel that these are OK as I have not put the DPF back on yet and what would make it smoke so much.
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