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You are in the Jaguar X-Type
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Jaguar X-Type, Sedan
#2454 of 2600 Re: COLD WEATHER DASH WINE [eurotrash1168]
Feb 18, 2007 (2:47 pm)
I am having the exact same problem with my 2004 Jaguar X-Type as you describe! Actually I forwarded this link to my car dealer so that they can see that I am not the only one experiencing this. Sometimes the noise is so loud I cannot hear the radio. I only have 22,000 miles on my car so it will be going back to the dealer for resolution. Have you found out why it makes this sound?? If I get an answer, I will let you know.
Have you had to replace the dashboard clip(s) also? I have had it replaced on the passenger side 3 times!!! The dealer said that I will replace it a few more times! Jaguar denies that there is a problem.
Other than the rattling dashboard and the dog whistle in the cold weather....I like my vehicle..LOL Nancy in Massachusetts.
#2455 of 2600 Dashboard clips in the Jaguar X-Type make it rattle!
Feb 18, 2007 (2:50 pm)
Has anyone had to bring their Jaguar X-type in to have the clips on the dashboard replaced? Apparently this is a well know problem...the clips let go and the dashboard rattles like a tin can!! Jaguar corporate denies the problem but my dealer was unphased by my 3 visits for replacements for my '04 in less than 20,000 miles!
#2456 of 2600 Re: 2002 X Type Wheel Removal [cpeet3]
Feb 20, 2007 (7:00 pm)
See my post #2375. The Jag rep determined that my car is operating as designed and that nothing is wrong with it. The clunk has lessened over time, but it's still present. I suggested Jaguar extend my warranty for the transmission "just in case", but they wouldn't. Even the Jag rep said he wouldn't be happy if his new car made this noise. It's a shame, because I otherwise love the car. Other than a few headlight bulbs needing to be replaced, it's been nothing but a joy for me to own. Hope this helps. Unfortunately, it seems to be a dead-end street trying to get Jaguar to stand behind it's cars. If you have any update on your "clunk", please let me know; I'll do the same.
#2457 of 2600 Re: 2002 X Type Wheel Removal [likintheleaper]
Feb 21, 2007 (10:45 am)
I think i remember that the clunk you are describing is play in the AWD system. Makes sense, in any case.
#2458 of 2600 Re: 2002 X Type Wheel Removal [cpeet3]
Feb 25, 2007 (10:26 am)
Yea, I have a similar problem. Not with the clutch (because I have automatic) but with letting the foot off the gas and putting it back on. What happens is, in some gears, when you take your foot off the gas, even for a second, the RPM's drop waay down, so when you reapply your foot to the gas, there is a clunk because the difference in what the RPM's are, and what they should be at that speed. I don't know if this is normal or not, but that certainly is what causes it. Does it do that for other people?
Also, any word on that "humming" noise?
#2459 of 2600 Re: 2002 X Type Wheel Removal [my1stjag]
Feb 27, 2007 (5:22 am)
The humming noise or "infamous" Jaguar whine happens to many x-type vehicles. If the whine gets louder when the temperature drops then it is most likely the same problem I am having. Jaguar says that is the center set of ball bearings which connects the front 1/2 of the drive shaft to the rear 1/2. They have ordered a new ball bearing set and are installing it in a few weeks. I will let you know if this fixes the problem.
#2460 of 2600 Re: 2002 X Type Humming Noise
Feb 27, 2007 (6:07 am)
Can you please give a little more info about what Jaguar actually said about the ball bearings as the cause of the hum. Did they consider this a warranty issue? Would it be repaired at no cost even if the vehicle is out of warranty? It sort of makes sense that the noise could be caused by something like this since it always seems to come when the initial load is put on the car, in other words upon initial acceleration. Is this something that is one of those secret issues that Jag only handles if the car owner happens to complain about it?
#2461 of 2600 Re: 2002 X Type Wheel Removal [likintheleaper]
Mar 07, 2007 (10:45 am)
I feel your pain! I just had to replace my transmission because the mounting bolts had backed out causing the converter seal to break. This in turn, caused the transmission to be replaced. I was in the automotive repair business for eight years and never heard of bolts backing out. The car was taken to the Jaguar dealer for all scheduled maintance and warranty repairs. 5,000 miles after the warranty expired, the transmission goes. The service manager at Jaguar said that he had never seen bolts back out either. I called Jaguar Customer Service(?) to appeal my transmission repair. They very inflexible once the car it out of warranty.
#2462 of 2600 2002 X type Gas Cap Removal
Mar 07, 2007 (11:40 am)
Does anyone else have a problem with removing the gas cap? It seems that the one on my car will stick in place in between gas fillings. I have tried a little grease in the threads of the cap but this didn't work to well. Every time I get gas its real hard to unscrew the cap. I am afraid that one of these days its going to break and be stuck in place. The cap is not being overtightened either. Just tightened until one click is heard.
#2463 of 2600 Re: COLD WEATHER DASH WINE [04silverxtype]
Apr 01, 2007 (5:24 pm)
Anybody had any luck in tracking this down? Same thing happened to my wife's 2006 X-Type, and yes, only when it was cold out (temp in the 20s F) and it just started toward the end of this winter. Still have a lot of time left on the warranty, so I was going to see how it goes next winter and assuming it will get worst. I hate bringing to the dealer and getting the old "can not duplicate" when you show up to pick up the car.