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Jaguar X-Type Lines That Carry Hot Coolant to Radiator May Break and Cause Overheating

 
Jaguar X-Type Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2002, 2003, 2004

Average Mileage: 99,666 mi (65,000 mi - 128,000 mi)

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The small plastic lines or tubes that carry the hot coolant to the radiator may become brittle and break. Coolant can leak out and cause the engine to overheat.

  • Visitor, , 128,000 mi

    I replaced the pulley to the water pump then noticed a leak of anti freeze around that area. When I searched to find the leak I noticed that a thin plastic tube was just hanging. From what I learned, that tube transfer the coolant to the radiator so I'm gonna attempt to repair or replace it so prevent the overheating.

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  •  Rookie

    Coolant leaking from bottom of car

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  • Visitor, , 65,000 mi

    Actually, it was the plastic end of the overflow reservoir that broke, stuck in the tube. There was enough slack that I cut that part of the tube and stuck it onto a new overflow reservoir purchased from the local auto part supplier

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  •  Rookie

    A hose leading from the reservoir to the radaitor is leaking.

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