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2003 Jaguar X-Type Question: car wont start, battery is good and replace starter also

 

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smurfiin, Raleigh, NC, May 25, 2011, 09:58
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I've a 2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0. About a month ago I started having problems starting the car. I've replaced the starter and battery and still vehicle will not start. Now if I place a metal extension next to the connections of the starter the vehicle will start. Anyone out there with any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance

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    Superbob June 07, 2011, 17:35
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    You need to use a meter or testlight and diagnose the problem before you replace parts. I think there's a problem in the ignition switch or the starter relay, assuming there's no problem with theft-deterrent. If you test the system you can find out where the failure is.
    If you want to find a Jaguar specialist, here's our directory link for you:
    https://repairpal.com/directory?address=27616&car_bra...

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    oceank June 11, 2011, 08:09
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    Did you ever check the alternator maybe its killing the battery.... This happen to me and it was the alternator.

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    jnole February 21, 2012, 17:27
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    I had the same issue on my 2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5. I tried to charge the battery, but the vehicle did not start. I purchase a new battery and the vehicle still did not start. I had the vehicle towed to a shop and I was told the fuel pump needed to be replace. The shop replaced the fuel pump along with the fuel fiter and the vehicle ran like a champ again.

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