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Just Bought My 1st X-Type


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Just bought a 2004 x-Type with 76k on the clock. It's a 3ltr V6 petrol (I don't do many miles so not fussed about mpg)

Apart from a tiny Oil leak that I haven't identified yet, its immaculate inside and out! None of that dated plastic wood, but all black inside.

Its an X-Demo car that sat in a Jaguar showroom for some time, and had many extras fitted to 'show it off'.

So far, the only things ive discovered that either I don't like, or isn't working, are the overhead map lights wont come on, one of the key fobs doesn't unlock the car, but will start it, and head lights are !Removed!;-)

I'm 'hoping' the key fob just needs a new battery.

Any hints or tips for this car are most welcome.

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Welcome to the Club, Phillip.

The X type is a great car, and the 3 litre AWD sold very well in the USA and Canada, as they thought, and rightly so, that it was brilliant in the winter.

I would check the fuses and connections for the overhead lights, and the key fob could well need a new battery.

The "Plastic" wood used by Jaguar is real wood veneer, usually Maple but sometimes Burr Walnut on Daimler versions. But De gustibus nil disputandem!

Regards,

Peter. 

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6 minutes ago, Old Peter said:

The "Plastic" wood used by Jaguar is real wood veneer, usually Maple but sometimes Burr Walnut on Daimler versions. But De gustibus nil disputandem!

Regards,

Peter. 

Thanks Pere and put my ignorance down to being a Nissan owner, where all wood is plastic;-)))

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