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Jaguar X-Type Starting Issues

I have a 2003 X-type that I got in my of this year with about 40,000 miles on it.

I hit a large pothole. The tire got a bubble in and then.... the car just stopped!

It will not turn over and you can not even put the car in neutral!

Any ideas? It's at the shop now, but they are at still at a lost.

Comments

  • Check you owners manual.
    There is on the inside front passenger side under glove box a 'g impact swicth of some sort' you may have to reset it. Its mentioned in the owners guide
  • Fuel Cut-Off Switch
    In the event of an accident, an inertia switch will trip, isolating
    ignition controlled circuits, including fuel pump operation.
    Simultaneously, the doors will automatically unlock. Once the
    switch has tripped it must be reset before attempting to restart
    the engine.
    Note: The doors will not unlock if the inertia switch is tripped
    when the ignition switch is in position ‘0’.
    The inertia switch is located in the left-hand fascia fusebox,
    behind a pull-out panel. To remove the panel, first open the
    left-hand door. A button on the top of the switch, under a
    flexible cover, is raised when the switch has been tripped.
    Resetting the switch
    ! WARNING:
    To avoid the possibility of fire or personal injury, do not
    reset the inertia switch if you see or smell fuel.
    If no fuel leak is apparent, reset the inertia switch as follows:
    1. Turn the ignition switch to position ‘0’.
    2. Press down the flexible cover on the top of the inertia switch.
    3. Turn the ignition switch to position ‘II’, pause for a few
    seconds, then return the key to position ‘0’.
    4. Make a further check for fuel leaks.
  • for the xtype on passenger side
    Inertia switch
    In the event of an accident, an inertia switch will trip, isolating
    fuel pump operation. Once the switch has tripped it must be
    reset before attempting to restart the engine.
    The inertia switch is located behind the trim on the right-hand
    side of the vehicle, forward of the front door post, below the
    fascia. Pull open the small panel in the trim to reset the switch.
    Resetting the switch
    ! WARNING:
    To avoid the possibility of fire or personal injury, do not
    reset the inertia switch if you see or smell fuel.
    If no fuel leak is apparent, reset the inertia switch as follows:
    1. Turn the ignition switch to position ‘0’.
    2. Pull open the small panel in the trim.
    3. Press down the flexible cover on the top of the inertia switch.
    4. Turn the ignition switch to position ‘II’, pause for a few
    seconds, then return the key to position ‘0’.
    5. Make a further check for fuel leaks.
    6. Close the trim panel.
  • dfciiidfciii Posts: 12
    In the owners manual it mentions a fuel shut off located next the the front passengers seat on the trim. There is a reset button that you can turn the fuel back on after an accident. You have to turn the key to acc for it to work, but in the event of impact it triggers the shut off so that no fuel spills. The impact of you hitting the pot hole may have been enough for that switch to trigger, in which case the car would not start. Check that first, and i hope it helps you.
  • somthing like that happen to me with out the pot hole, everything works, the windows locks radio but the car didnt make any noise trying to start, i thought it was my starter but it was somthing to do with the electrical, it cost me over 1500 to have fixed, i forgot the part they had to replace
  • I have a 2002 x-type sport..last year it needed a part,but no one could seem to get the right one..my husband moved it to the back drive way,and there is where it sat..he got the part in a few months later. he went to start it but it wouldn't start.it clicked over,but nothing else,so now it has been sitting 9 days SHORT from a year.He got a new battery, he checked the fuses,but he is stumped..CAN anyone help please.
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