rodeyorks

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  • First Name
    rodney
  • Jaguar Model
    X-Type
  • Year of Jaguar
    2008
  • UK/Ireland Location
    Yorkshire

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  1. Hi Tom, I have the same model and agree with all that you have said. It took me a while to get used to the dpf regeneration thing. Cheers Rod
  2. Good morning Howard, Like you I bought my first Jag in my seventy`s. Xtype 2.2 diesel auto 2008 and it drives beautifully, a real drivers car. Look after yours as it really likes good regular maintenance and best fuel. Cheers Rod
  3. Hi Trevor, Nice looking car. I`m not far from Hull. Cheers Rod
  4. Hi Dominic, I would try David Manners in Oldbury. 0121 544 4040 They know what they are talking about. Good luck Rod
  5. Hi everyone. My X Type estate rear wiper is only working when it feels like it. Any ideas will be welcome. Cheers Rod
  6. Hi Alan, !`m at the other end of the M62 not far from Hull. Cheers Rod
  7. Good morning, Can enyone tell me how to keep the rubber bellows between the intake trumpets and the air box in place.? They will not stay in place and make quite a noise. Noticed this problem after car had been in garage for repair. Thanks Rod
  8. Hi Jon, Nice part of yorkshire is Ryedale. Not been down to Littlehampton in the Jag yet but lovely car to drive when its not being repaired !!! Cheers Rod
  9. Hi Jon, I`m in East Yorkshire. My daughter lives in Littlehampton. Cheers Rod
  10. Thanks for your advice, I will double check !! Cheers Rod
  11. Hi jerry, Car passed MOT including headlights. Just got advisory on 2 tyres that were worn on inside edge. I think the headlight will dry out eventually. Cheers Rod
  12. Thanjs Jerry, I will find out more tomorrow when it goes for mot. No visible cracks. This stems from me going into a well known motor and cycle dealer to have the bulbs upgraded. Despite me saying that it would be best to remove battery he struggled on and eventually abandoned the job without changing bulb. I thought no problem I will do it myself when I get home. I then called at car wash on the way home. At home I looked at the car and LH head light unit had water inside. Went back to the shop for them to have a look but they said the rear cover had been replaced correctly so it wasnt their fault. Now got fingers crossed for tomorrow and if necessary will look for replacement unit on ebay. Cheers Rod
  13. I have just been to the car wash and both my left headlights are now wet inside the lens. How can I cure this? Cheers Rod
  14. Hi Jerry, Regarding your gearbox, I had the fluid changed about 5k ago. They had a few goes at getting it right. After the first change it wouldnt select gears properly so took it back and got talking to one of the mechanics and he said that what they needed to do was to change the fluid at least four times. They did this and it changes gear perfectly now. When I first bought this car with 90k on the clock I`d only had it about 2 weeks when it went into limp mode etc, took it back to dealer and they asked me to take it to a Jaguar specialist, they diagnosed a faulty turbo and replaced the turbo. As I only had the car for a couple of weeks the dealer picked up the bill. Until the recent egr valve replacement it has no more problems in the power department but has had a new belt tensioner £300 and brake vac pump £400. I only use premium fuel and Millers additive. As I live out in the countryside I dont do many short runs. I`m sure that makes a difference. Its a great car to drive and tow my 15 foot caravan with ease. Hope you get yours sorted.Cheers Rod
  15. Hi jerry, I have the estate diesel auto version and had the same problem. Holding low gear seems to be part of the Limp mode to protect the engine. I had the same problem. No fault codes showing. Garage changed EGR valve and it now drives better than ever. It cost me £450. The car has now done 134K and hoping it will last a bit longer. Cheers Rod