Jaguar

Jaguar repair problems? Ask a Jaguar repairs Expert.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

STARTS UP AND DIES. 1998 VAND PLAS. DRANED GAS AND PUT 5 G…

Customer Question
STARTS UP AND DIES ...

STARTS UP AND DIES

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

YES

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Jaguar?

1998 VAND PLAS

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

YES DRANED GAS AND PUT 5 G BACK IN

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

ITA STAYS RUNNING IF I PLAY WITH GAS PETTAL

Submitted: 18 days ago.Category: Jaguar
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Jaguar Question
Answered in 46 minutes by:
4/2/2018
Jaguar Mechanic: Richard, Jaguar Technician replied 18 days ago
Richard
Richard, Jaguar Technician
Category: Jaguar
Satisfied Customers: 15,684
Experience: 12 years at a Ford/Lincoln Mercury and Jaguar dealer as technician and shop foreman.
Verified
Was the vehicle sitting stored for an extended period of time?Any abnormal noises when trying to start or when the engine runs?Will the engine shut down as soon as you let off the gas?
Ask Your Own Jaguar Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Matt Your Own Question
Matt
Matt
Matt, Engineer
Category: Jaguar
Satisfied Customers: 414
414 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing

Matt is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Matt

Matt

Engineer

414 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing

Don - Mo Lurch

Don - Mo Lurch

Jaguar Mechanic

210 satisfied customers

Import Training, Heavy Line Mech, Mobile Electronics. Sales, Installation & Repair for 30 years

Marty

Marty

European Car Expert

194 satisfied customers

ASE & Bosch Certified Master Tech. Over 30 years experience.

Juan Crespo

Juan Crespo

ASE Certified Technician

150 satisfied customers

A.S.E. Master Technician, Advanced Level, Emissions - Asian, Domestic, & European

JagDoc

JagDoc

European Shop Owner

127 satisfied customers

20 years of experience working with Jaguars. Independent European shop owner and technician.

gemmechanic

gemmechanic

Mechanic

84 satisfied customers

Advanced Trade Certificate in Automotive engineering. 30+ years in the automotive industry

Doc. Jaguar

Doc. Jaguar

Jaguar Technician

64 satisfied customers

Jaguar and Land Rover Technician from 1987 to date. Jaguar and Land Rover independant repair shop.

< Previous | Next >

Related Jaguar Questions
2003 Jaguar x type, Changing out stereo and now wont start
2003 Jaguar x type, Changing out stereo and now wont start dash reading gearbox fault … read more
Richard
Richard
Jaguar Technician
15,684 satisfied customers
2001 jaguar XJR, the car cranks but doesn't turn
2001 jaguar XJR, the car cranks but doesn't turn on....unless I add starting fluid it will briefly run. I checked the fuel pumps and they seem to run when I jump them on the relais. The car also shows… read more
Richard
Richard
Jaguar Technician
15,684 satisfied customers
Need to replace my rear view mirror on my 2000 S type
Need to replace my rear view mirror on my 2000 S type … read more
Richard
Richard
Jaguar Technician
15,684 satisfied customers
The radio scan rarely stops at a station. Is there a setting
The radio scan rarely stops at a station. Is there a setting whereby it is more sensitive to receiving radio stations? … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
Trying to reset the top. I can lift the tension bow but
Trying to reset the top. I can lift the tension bow but cannot lift taneau cover. looked for cable with loop couldn't find it. … read more
Richard
Richard
Jaguar Technician
15,684 satisfied customers
Coolant leak to throttle body. Its a 09 xf supercharged. I
i purchased new hoses trying to figure out what all i need to remove to do the install … read more
Richard
Richard
Jaguar Technician
15,684 satisfied customers
Two problems: 1: radio when on is skipping every 23 seconds.
1: radio when on is skipping every 23 seconds. sound is good and then there is a dead spot in the sound for a second and then is fine. … read more
Richard
Richard
Jaguar Technician
15,684 satisfied customers
P0775 is the code that came up at auto zone. P0775 is the
I've already had the transmission fluid flushed and the filter replaced… read more
Richard
Richard
Jaguar Technician
15,684 satisfied customers
2002 jag wont go in reverse and when put in drive it just
2002 jag wont go in reverse and when put in drive it just dies. now check engine light is on … read more
Richard
Richard
Jaguar Technician
15,684 satisfied customers
I have been checking all and could not find it. I can run
I have been checking all and could not find it. I can run the car for 15 min. and it will act right . I close everything to take frt for a drive ad it gets hot rightt away, so don't get to drive it. l… read more
Danny
Danny
Owner, lead mechanic
High School or GED
3,963 satisfied customers
Engine fail safe mode light is on. can that be reset. Engine
engine fail safe mode light is on. can that be reset … read more
gemmechanic
gemmechanic
Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
84 satisfied customers
When i try to turn the radio on or press the AUDIO button. I
When i try to turn the radio on or press the AUDIO button … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
2003 jaguar xj8 Vin #SAJDA14C53LF59303. Need Radio Code
2003 jaguar xj8 Vin #SAJDA14C53LF59303 JA: Are you fixing your XJ8 yourself? What have you tried so far? Customer: Need Radio Code Please JA: Do you have a scan tool to read the codes? Customer: No JA… read more
Richard
Richard
Jaguar Technician
15,684 satisfied customers
Won't start. It will crank crank and crank but won't turn
Won't start. It will crank crank and crank but won't turn over … read more
Richard
Richard
Jaguar Technician
15,684 satisfied customers
Sporadically, the display is "Transmission fault" and the
sporadically, the display is "Transmission fault" and the engine stalls … read more
gemmechanic
gemmechanic
Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
84 satisfied customers
2001 jaguar xj8 how to set the vvt. Replace guides and
i have the toos to set the timing chain but the vvt is of … read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
414 satisfied customers
I have Jaguar XF that has been causing jerks when driving
i have Jaguar XF that has been causing jerks when driving slow and the steering feels very heavy my car just stopped in the highway and doesn't start aymore … read more
Richard
Richard
Jaguar Technician
15,684 satisfied customers
I replaced the fuel pump and check the relay and fuse I
I replaced the fuel pump and check the relay and fuse I sprayed staring fuel in the intake but still not working… read more
Richard
Richard
Jaguar Technician
15,684 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x