Fixed the self-leveling headlight feature on the Jag

I didn’t take any pictures.

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Against all odds, the system only had one fault: “Front axle level sensor signal - circuit failure”. The sensor was reading 100.01% with the rear reading more like 27%. Ok.... fair enough.

The downside of this is the headlights were pointed at 0mm adjustment. AKA “strait fucking down”, making the car undriveable at night.

A quick google search turned up a few sensors, but they were thin on the ground and expensive, around $120 and up.

Though that isn’t totally unreasonable, that seems like... a lot. Checking the local junk yards, none of them seemed to have S-Types listed, but they did have a handful of X-Types, which also came with HIDs. The sensors LOOKED the same, so to me it would stand to reason they would be the same.

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My first trip to the junk yard was a failure. Of the three X-Types I checked, two had unremovable wheels due to stuck nuts and the one that already had the wheels removed I couldn’t find the sensor.

After looking up where it is on X-Types (nowhere near the same place as the S-Type!) I went back and checked all four. Three were, apparently, not equipped with self leveling features... but one was! $9 later I was in business.

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Long story short (too late) after a lot of faffing around I got the new sensor installed and the headlights are self-adjusting again!

On to the next thing on the list....

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