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You are in the Jaguar X-Type
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Jaguar X-Type, Sedan
#2456 of 2594 Re: 2002 X Type Wheel Removal [cpeet3]
Feb 20, 2007 (8:00 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 2594 Re: 2002 X Type Wheel Removal [likintheleaper]
Feb 21, 2007 (11:45 am)
I think i remember that the clunk you are describing is play in the AWD system. Makes sense, in any case.
#2458 of 2594 Re: 2002 X Type Wheel Removal [cpeet3]
Feb 25, 2007 (11:26 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 2594 Re: 2002 X Type Wheel Removal [my1stjag]
Feb 27, 2007 (6:22 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 2594 Re: 2002 X Type Humming Noise
Feb 27, 2007 (7:07 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 2594 Re: 2002 X Type Wheel Removal [likintheleaper]
Mar 07, 2007 (11:45 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 2594 2002 X type Gas Cap Removal
Mar 07, 2007 (12:40 pm)
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 2594 Re: COLD WEATHER DASH WINE [04silverxtype]
Apr 01, 2007 (6:24 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.
#2465 of 2594 Re: COLD WEATHER DASH WINE [tom213]
Apr 02, 2007 (11:19 am)
Does the vehicle sound like an aircraft coming in for a landing?
My dealership told me that this is a problem with a 'part' of the drive shaft. It is NOT a safety issue. Your dealer/service dept needs to order a new part for your wife's car and replace it. As I understand it, Jaguar is well aware of the problem. This was a problem with the 2002 X-Types but went away with the 2003 models. It returned with the 2004 and models thereafter....You will not be able to reproduce the noise unless it is sub-freezing outside... Good Luck! Nancy