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Today, 08:16 AM
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Posted By sklimii

Jon - I'm having the indie do the install - he...

Jon - I'm having the indie do the install - he has all the equipment to evacuate & recharge. He quoted $700 to complete the job which includes replacing 2 hoses that are bad. His original quote,...
Today, 07:17 AM
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Views: 181
Posted By sklimii

AC Compressor +

If anyone is in need of AC compressor + parts - just ordered this kit for the Mistress for $312. The last time I looked - prices for a new compressor were over $1100. I did check SNG again this...
Yesterday, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By zray

CRC is the best brand I know of. They have...

CRC is the best brand I know of. They have electronic cleaner, brake clean, Mass Air cleaner, throttle body cleaner, etc., and my savior, CRC "Freeze Off". Nothing works better on a disc brake...
Yesterday, 10:02 AM
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Views: 241
Posted By jrstn

Lowes and Home Depot carry it as well.

Lowes and Home Depot carry it as well.
Yesterday, 09:20 AM
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Posted By fmertz

They are "everywhere". Walmart, Advance,...

They are "everywhere". Walmart, Advance, etc...
08-11-2018, 04:42 AM
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Posted By GGG

The differential is the ONLY part of an XK8 that...

The differential is the ONLY part of an XK8 that hasn't given me trouble.

Graham
08-10-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By cjd777

I agree on that, no problem with the soldier gun,...

I agree on that, no problem with the soldier gun, been doing a complete harness for my Spit6, adding a 10 spade fuse box instead of the 3 old glass ones.
If Jon and I can get a day or so under 80...
08-10-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By fmertz

You can try, it is normally pressed together on...

You can try, it is normally pressed together on plastic pins. I would not use a tool, but maybe a finger nail. If you manage to open it (it just pulls apart), pay attention to the little parts...
08-10-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By Ronald Vennell

If you could use any of the switches I have left...

If you could use any of the switches I have left over from my project PM me with your address and I'll drop them in the mail for you.
08-10-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By Ronald Vennell

Last night I pulled the lock actuator module off...

Last night I pulled the lock actuator module off of the latch assembly I purchased on eBay and installed it on my latch assembly. My door locks now work properly.

I want to thank the team who...
08-10-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By cjd777

Jon, that looks like the typical micro switch,...

Jon, that looks like the typical micro switch, so we need to get a better understanding where it's located. Can't be much to replace, just the arm adjustment might be the only thing as it does look...
08-09-2018, 07:55 PM
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Views: 783
Posted By Ronald Vennell

Photo of 3 microswitches

I got all my parts in and installed the lock actuator to my existing latch assy. It works perfectly.

These are the three microswitches that I have left over. The blue bodied switch is the switch...
08-06-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By BobRoy

I can relate doing the door transplant. Trying to...

I can relate doing the door transplant. Trying to get my hands into the small holes in the door and then maneuver around things in the door left little room.
Note: Make sure you disconnect the...
08-06-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By fmertz

I would not do used, probably as far gone as...

I would not do used, probably as far gone as yours. I did a replacement microswitch on a counter-top ice maker a few weeks back. There are TONS of these limit switches on eBay (new). Best is to start...
08-06-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By rothwell

Gus provided a link to this replacement a few...

Gus provided a link to this replacement a few years ago in this thread (https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xk8-xkr-x100-17/door-microswitch-68735/#post473873). Others have successfully used this...
08-06-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By Ronald Vennell

What I'm calling a limit switch is indeed the...

What I'm calling a limit switch is indeed the microswitch that is inside the VDO lock actuator assy. which is the black box with four wires coming out of it that is attached to the latch assy. There...
08-06-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By Ronald Vennell

I'm not certain this applies to your car but when...

I'm not certain this applies to your car but when I removed the latch assy. from my '97 the window track was in the way. I moved the window track by turning the track adjustment screw to pull the...
08-06-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By Barry_Tucker

I don't have a picture...but the switch is not...

I don't have a picture...but the switch is not soldered on and quite easy to remove. If yoh have the new switch it will be fairly obvious one you have the latch removed. You indicate that you have...
08-06-2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By GGG

Jon, It was the Latch Link. He forced it out...

Jon,

It was the Latch Link. He forced it out of the locating hole in the latch instead of splitting it.
...
08-05-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By BobRoy

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

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TRANSPLANT COMPLETE. 👨*⚕️

Generally everything went smoothly. I...
08-05-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By cjd777

No speaka de English. When?. /Wayne

No speaka de English.

When?.

/Wayne
08-05-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By Barry_Tucker

Yes be careful about taking off the lock link ....

Yes be careful about taking off the lock link . Rev Sam did not do it correctly. It's a miserable job if you have large arthritic hands. If your hands are normal to small and your grip is sure it...
08-05-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By GGG

Jon, The "intermittent" description sounds...

Jon,

The "intermittent" description sounds like a failing Door Latch microswitch. A disconnected link would result in a permanent fail. Rev Sam did a video on the replacement which is in the...
08-05-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By redpoptop

Hi Jon89 we had the same problem with our...

Hi Jon89

we had the same problem with our 2005 xk8, it was down to the ignition key lock cover was sticking, due to the key being taken out slowly over time. Just used some oil on the end of a...
08-04-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By DigitaL Dave

Sensor came today , put it on , fired it up and...

Sensor came today , put it on , fired it up and she's purring like a kitten . Thanks again Fred ;-)

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