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Hi everyone, the other day my mums s type broke down.

I've attached her timeline of what happened.

She got it recovered and taken to a garage (just a general garage), they really weren't helpful and just told her it was f***ed. And said it probably Was the big end gone.

I went and talked to them myself and couldn't get much more out of them.

The car has only done 120'000 miles and I find it hard to believe the engine has gone at this mileage (I could be wrong). So thought I'd ask here.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

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I agree with Peter, getting the codes read will help immensely. Having read the scenario I would also check the output from the alternator. The battery and associated cables should also be checked.

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Its a diesel  (2.7 i think) and automatic. The garage she has it at is not very helpful at all, seeming unwilling to run diagnostic tests on it other than how it sounds.

Sounds like I need to get it somewhere better :-)

I've read before that a dodgy battery (and associated electrical parts) can cause these big problems. Have you guys had that before?

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Jaguar forums are littered with people whose cars have had battery problems that seem completely unrelated. Google is your friend, search for a Jaguar independent Specialist in your area and get the car to them.

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Hi Russ,

Jim has been very helpful  ---  a good garage which knows about Jaguars is always useful!

There is one other question I would ask.  You said that your mum's car hade done 120,000 miles --  Has the cam belt been changed?  It should be done at 105,000 miles or 10 years.

Regards,

Peter.

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