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2005 jaguar X type won't start. Nothing happens when you

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2005 jaguar X type won't start. Nothing happens when you insert the key. Previously a red light came on when key was inserted. Now nothing.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Hi im kevin do any pther functions in car work ? Lights ,radio has car been run recently is it possible the battery is flat? Does central locking work ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Central locking , and radio work lights also work
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Ok and if You put key in and turn do you get dash lights ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Light on console near steering . came on briefly.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dashboard lights come on
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Ok if you put lights on and turn key to start do they dim or turn off ? Any clicking from engine bay also?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Some times you hear clicking, sometimes you dont. Lights do t turn off.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Lights do not turn off.
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

It sounds possibly like that starter motor has failed this would need to be confirmed by che king if voltage is being put to starter to try to turn .this would take a garage very little time to confirm 30 mins at max

Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Please letme know if you need anything else and please remember to rate my service