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  • About Greg in France
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    France
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    jaguar XJS V12 1985
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    Greg: XJS V12 1985

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  • Last Activity: Today 10:11 AM
  • Join Date: 01-20-2012
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  1. 11-07-2018 12:20 PM - permalink
    rgp
    Emailed the led info to personal email address
  2. 11-05-2018 03:55 AM - permalink
    rgp
    hi greg
    can you remind me of the extra between tanks Wix? fuel filter you fitter please
    rex
  3. 10-21-2018 02:40 AM - permalink
    rgp
    thanks Greg cheers for the diag. I must have pulled it out when the Kenwood radio plugs came out with the radio, It had dropped down to another level so I had to pull it out from the right cheek side and reroute it till I could grab hold of it and reinstate,
    Rex
  4. 09-04-2018 12:47 AM - permalink
    Hi Greg,
    Quick question... the XJS 88 I am buying (4 weeks to go) has the yellow fan.
    This is on trade me in NZ...
    I was looking at E-fans Ford version lots have used and I can get a set for $112 NZ - $74 USd
    https://preview.trademe.co.nz/motors...ing/1753206830

    I can get this for $255.NZD - . $168 USD
    https://preview.trademe.co.nz/motors...ing/1754765393

    What do you recommend?
    Wait until I have the car.... then get the E-fans?
    Buy the standard replacement - quick fix?
    I dont mind doing the work fitting the E-fans, but being so new to me would this be a good option to get the car worry free from a fan point of view?
  5. 10-20-2017 03:05 PM - permalink
    Hi Greg , I'm sorry I haven't been in touch since you got the parts but I have been working 7 days a week lately as mentioned before. Anyhow did you get your lights fitted ok? The current interest in the xjs means you will probably get a few quid back on your old lamps. Anyway hope you got things sorted.
  6. 09-27-2017 10:11 PM - permalink
    Hola!

    Don't know if you saw the end result of my post - https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/x...-coupe-189325/

    Don't want to loose you as a resource!

    I've been reading up on all your posts just in case I come across issues you have diagnosed.

    I love this car soooo much and need all the help I can get.

    -martin
  7. 08-19-2017 03:41 PM - permalink
    Please help me Greg I need a repair manual download for the 1985 xj-s he 5.3l v12 ....I'm going crazy trying to find anything ....
  8. 07-08-2017 08:51 PM - permalink
    Greg, Doug, Grant,

    Please see my recent postings at arrgghh......reference the car not starting now. Need your help. I am losing my mind with this. Is there any chance that I have turned he AAV screw in too far for the car to start? I haven't checked the coil or voltage to the plugs yet. Will do that as soon as I figure out how to do it without knocking my teeth out. Thanks, Brad
  9. Metaxalone
    02-12-2017 03:54 AM - permalink
    Hey Greg,

    I was goin over some post that he have discussed and wandered into a different threat where someone was referring to their AAV and a rough oscillating idle and you had mentioned you went with a solenoid cabin switch instead of the aav. I am still having issues even though I have gone through damn near everything as per my thread with over 190 posts with you and others back and forth. I plan on trying to take my aav off in the morning and replacing it with one that i know works as I have tested it in hot/ boiling water. What is this cabin switch and how does it replace the AAV. Walkthough, item number? Though I have replaced numerous things, I think this damn AAV has to be it even though I though it checked out ok. Once this is done I can move onto the breaks and she'll be on the road.
  10. 10-26-2016 10:52 AM - permalink
    Hi Greg,


    As I posted yesterday, I got a new coolant temp sensor today and tried on the car. It didn't work! same symptom as before. The engine cranks and temp to start but not able to. If I disconnect the coolant temp sensor, the engine will start after two times crank and then the idle will shoot to around 2800 rpm for about half minute and dies. I measured the new and the old coolant temp sensor, they are about the same so I guess I can rule out the sensor now. But what other causes can you think of? I really need some help here to brush it off. Thanks!
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