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2001 Jaguar S-Type Questions

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I've taken off the belt and am down to the actual water pump replacement.
Replacement of rearview mirror.
I have a 2001 jaguar with 51000 miles, my hood keeps popping open while I am driving. The safety latch works but this is nor good. Any suggestions as to why this is happening and can you give me a remedy for the problem.

James
The dif light the car wont take off till you cut dif switch off then it will take off and run ok
I noticed some coolant under my jaguar s type so I took it to the shop and they replaced the water pump, thermostat, thermostat housing and belt. Now when I first start driving it when it is cool (sitting overnight) it overheats within a couple of blocks but if I start it and let it idle until the temperature guage gets warm (right in the middle) then drive it, it's does fine. The shop that repaired it said they have never seen anything like this before and have no idea what's wrong with it.
It happens every morning especially if its cold out until engine is at operating temp. Engine light is on an codes say both banks are running below efficiency.
The car wouldn't get into gear so we changed the gearbox. After installation of the new gearbox, a Gearbox fault error came on the dashboard and it doesn't want to clear.
Was driving my car this morning and all of a sudden it got to sputtering just have had the car not even a month yet. When i keep it up to speed its fine but if im at a light stopped its sputters dnt know what the problem is please help no check engine light on the car stays running its just sputtering
The battery had no charge so I removed the battery and had it charge. When I put the battery back into car the radio came on and the radio was on off.
key was made do not have the remote to lock/unlock doors
Does any Jag owners have any history with this issue and or suggestions to next diagnostic test?
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