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09-02-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 29,426
Posted By baguafit

"PVC End Assembly" did it for me

Jag dealer couldn't find this either. They offered to order a $85 hose that "might" be the right one. The drawing didn't look anything close. So instead I found this quick fix elbow at my...
07-10-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,770
Posted By weatherforcast

5HP24 easy fix? Transgo 5HP-24-PR kit

ok, back story is the car sat for almost 2 years as the elderly original owner was too sick to drive. i was given the car in january and almost straight away the usual gearbox problems started, the...
07-06-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,201
Posted By pappahoppy

My did the same thing I sent mine to module...

My did the same thing I sent mine to module master's in Idaho. 50 bucks and it works great. Took like a week.
02-09-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By petthesweaty

Texas to Florida 15 hour drive, there and back.

I just drove my 1999 xj8l to Florida and back for a funeral. 15 hours each way and drove straight there on Thursday and straight back on Saturday. The only issue was some coolant loss, but not a...
02-08-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,361
Posted By Vector

I strongly, but respectfully, disagree with the...

I strongly, but respectfully, disagree with the advice in this link. It says to rinse the engine compartment with a garden hose! Do not go after the engine with a hose or pressure washer unless you...
02-07-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,361
Posted By JimC64

Here's the results on my sons Renault...

Here's the results on my sons Renault Clio...French car with decidedly dodgy electrics.

Simply used a spray bottle of APC solution and one of plain hot water....a few sprays with hot water...
02-07-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,361
Posted By test point

A few cans of brake cleaner with the straw nozzle...

A few cans of brake cleaner with the straw nozzle will work wonders on those many little places that only an tiny artist brush could reach. Actually it is a pretty safe cleaner for lots of things.
02-07-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,361
Posted By zach05855

here is how to do it. eShine Canada - How To...

here is how to do it.

eShine Canada - How To Wash a Car Truck Engine Bay, Klasse Car Care, Klasse All-In-One, Klasse Sealant Glaze, Automotive Cleaning, Sheepskin Cloth, Terry Cloth, Soap, Wax...
02-07-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,361
Posted By Jhartz

Simple Green, big brush, small brush, toothbrush,...

Simple Green, big brush, small brush, toothbrush, Qtips, elbow grease. Lots of paper towels (Bounty works best). {Let's see if we can start a paper towel debate as lively as which oil to use!}
...
02-07-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,361
Posted By RJ237

Do not use high pressure wash. Several members...

Do not use high pressure wash. Several members have reported multiple codes and even damage to modules due to water getting into connectors. I don't even like degreaser followed by water, prefer...
01-28-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,869
Posted By puddled

I don't know if this helps, but I have the same...

I don't know if this helps, but I have the same scanner I use on my 98 xj8.

Accessing some modules does seem a bit hit and miss. The main ones, abs, pcm, transmission, airbags work every time,...
01-26-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,869
Posted By jrb53

hi Jim if you cannot get anyone close to you I...

hi Jim if you cannot get anyone close to you I will make the drive down to you. I have a 2000 xj8 which I have just done the timing chains on ,so a good drive would be in order. after the blizzard of...
01-15-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By Paul in Sussex

OK so the battery checked out fine, no fault...

OK so the battery checked out fine, no fault codes either. I went looking for a blown fuse which I found behind the rear seat kick panel on the right side of the car. Replaced fuse and faffed around...
01-08-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,098
Posted By puddled

I have just purchased a iCarsoft i930 for Jag /...

I have just purchased a iCarsoft i930 for Jag / LR, and can confirm that it works great for reading and clearing codes, but no programming ability.
01-05-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,740
Posted By Don B

For the benefit of future readers of this thread,...

For the benefit of future readers of this thread, here are the photos I referenced from my photo albums.

Many thanks to Jim Lombardi for his time and magical skills to grab these from the...
01-05-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,740
Posted By Don B

That's a traditional and manufacturer-approved...

That's a traditional and manufacturer-approved method of separating ball joints and tie rod ends. In fact, the steering knuckles/vertical links on our '93 XJ40 have flat spots cast in to define the...
01-03-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By Juke

Xj8 on 5th gear

Fifth Gear Cheapskate Alternatives: http://youtu.be/IuD3TvaP3Ag

Nice review on the XJ8 showing its a great used luxury car purchase(as we already know). As a former VDP owner myself I can vouch...
12-29-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,818
Posted By ptb123

Secondary Timing Chain Tensioners Fix

I have read most of your comprehensive posts on aluminum tensioner fix and now have a question. I have a 2000 Lincoln LS 3.9. I think upper tensioner on left bank going bad (rattling noise at that...
12-26-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By avern1

license tag light solved

I located a diagram for the relays. Thought I would post for others who might be looking....
12-19-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By sparkenzap

The test cycle should include several starts,...

The test cycle should include several starts, then idle for a minute or two, then some gentle accelerations to about 45 mph, then hold that speed for a few miles, if you can. No thrashing about. I...
12-18-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,406
Posted By retromotors

Dragged (kicking and screaming) almost into this century!

:icon_biggrin: Yeah, it's hard to credit that a confirmed luddite such as myself could be seduced by a shapely body and a non-inline engine but it happened!
(After all, anyone with any sense...
12-17-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 84,828
Posted By RJ237

After trying to download several times I realized...

After trying to download several times I realized the problem was I was using Firefox. I opened Internet Explorer and shut my security off and it took about a minute to download.
12-07-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By Iconoclast

FYI, my list of repairs on my 2000 XJ8 (I'm...

FYI, my list of repairs on my 2000 XJ8 (I'm original owner):

7-26-2000 & 4-24-2001 Rattle Door trim (2X) & L dash Warranty Jag Dlr 1390 mi.
12-13-2000 rattle + Driver door panel rattle...
11-30-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,803
Posted By Vector

If you screw up and damage the mounting plate or...

If you screw up and damage the mounting plate or bushing retention parts the only option is new parts at a cost of $300+ per side.

The choice seems pretty simple to me: Buy a press or pay $20-50...
11-15-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,360
Posted By xjay8

Perhaps i could save you the effort and also...

Perhaps i could save you the effort and also inform other forum members
with cooling system issues ;o)
If you would care to look at the following site, you will find quite a selection of o useful...
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