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Experience:  Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing
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I have a 2002 S-type v6 jag. changed with new battery. It

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Hi,
JA: Hello. What seems to be the problem?
Customer: I have a 2002 S-type v6 jag. changed with new battery. It just cranks and cranks but engine wont turnover.
JA: Have you changed a battery before?
Customer: yes
JA: Are you fixing your S-type V6 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: not fixing it. it totally died when i stopped at a stop sign. had it towed to my house. it hought it might be battery problem. had the battery checked, sure enough the batter was dead i.e. 0 charged. bought a new one and installed it. now the car wont start. it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: i guess that's it. thanks for the time by the way
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Jaguar
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
hello, anybody home?
Expert:  FixItMan replied 4 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** you tell me if the engine is cranking fine now when you try starting it? Were the battery cables crossed at any point?