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Hello all,

 

Just dropping a note to say hello. Bought my first Jaguar on Wednesday, 2nd hand, XF 3.0 D Portfolio S. Moved from an Audi A3 2.0 TFSI Quattro which I used to think was well built, that was until I had a test drive in the Jaguar. I cant believe how superior the Jaguar is :)

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hi john welcome to the club. xf nice car. try it in sport then press the dynamic checkerd flag button whoooof 5.9secs nice one. son no1 has an A7 very nice car but he is jealous off my xj as son no2 told me and the xj is faster to lol  ATB charlie

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Hi Andrew, and welcome to the Club.

 

I had an x type 2.5AWD on an 05 plate,and it was a pleasure to drive, described by one reviewer as "Nippy " which I don't think was the right word. I found mine quick and a great road holder .

 

I think you will enjoy it, as also I must add that there are quite a few members who have very good knowledge of the x type.

 

Regards,

 

Peter.

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   A very warm welcome into the family / club hope you enjoy your 2.5 x type for years to come, as peter said there are loads of us xtype's / members on here so loads of  helpful advice can be gained.

also loads to read up on in the threads /post so fill your boots so to speak, glad you became a premium member as there is loads of discounts form companies that has joined force's with us , anyway's that's enough from me ill let some of the other member's say hi

 

 welcome again Ron    

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Hi all

First time Jaguar bought last friday just a 2.0d x type 2006 but absolutely love it . Also first time forum user (never been on any forum of any description ) as was searching for answers to parking sensor issue as is the only issue with car

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Hi James and welcome to the Club.

 

The x type is a very nice car and surprisingly economical with the diesel engine.

 

If a parking sensor is not working, switch on the ignition [not the engine, though] and put the car in reverse, and then listen to the sensors till you find the one that isn't working.  Then take it from there.

 

Regards,

 

Peter.

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Thanx Peter

The jag is great definitely a bit different to a 98 golf gti and a lot more comfortable and economical. With regards to the parking sensors i found one faulty 1and got a replacement and painted (1 advantage of working in a bodyshop) all sensors are now pulsating but the light in headlining just flashing and no sound at all driving me mad oh and cant find speaker for them.

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Hello all

 

Great to see a members site for sharing ideas and suggestion's, looking forward to learning and helping others with experience etc

 

Having been put off by scare mongers regarding fuel economy lol I have purchased X Type 2.0d Sports and It is the best built car I have owned to date.

 

Steve

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Welcome to the Club, Steve,

 

The x type is a very nice car, and the diesel is quite economical.

 

There is a JOC meet at Gaydon Heritage Museum on the 19th September which will be quite well attended.

 

Regards,

 

Peter. 

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