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2005 Jaguar X-Type Question: Battery Light intermittantly comes on



, Osprey, FL, September 18, 2010, 19:40

2005 X-Type.
The battery light came on intermittantly. When the light was "on" the alternator was not charging. If I turned the car off and removed the key...when I restarted the car the light was off and the alternator was working. I drove like this for about a month til I could aford a new alternator and battery.
After replacing these the light stayed off for 2 weeks but came on again today. I switched the car off and removed the key. After the restart the light stayed off. Any ideas what I should look at next?

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    AutoMedic from Bradenton Auto Center, January 11, 2011, 15:54

    I would make sure all your grounds are clean and tight. Did you have the alternator checked prior to replacing it?

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    Visitor, March 31, 2011, 10:41

    similar problem on my 2003 model. been there for over three years. sometimes happens once in three months. had my charging system checked 3 times when in jaguar dealer for a service. nothing found wrong. so i just switch off like you and carry on.

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