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New member, thanks for having me. Thought i would pass this info. on in the event that it would help someone else. While driving my 15 F Type last week it started over heating and i noticed steam coming from under the hood, fortunately i was close enough to home to get it into the garage. No visible leak at first but it was low on coolant. I removed the engine shroud and as i was checking the hoses etc. i found the problem, it appears the "overflow" line from the reservoir to the front of the engine was as "BRITTLE AS HARD PLASTIC OR GLASS", My assumption is that the hoses are being "smothered" beneath the shroud and the heat is making the hoses very brittle to where they will snap at one point and strand you. I purchased the part for $61 dollars and replaced it in 3 minutes. "CHECK YOUR LINES" . Thanks and good luck, Gary

 
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Welcome to the forum Gary,

Good to have you with us at Jaguar forums. A useful tip. Design mustn't have improved since the XJ8 and XK8 days!

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