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08-05-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,732
Posted By Patrick Wong

Fuel trim can be a valuable diagnostic tool -...

Fuel trim can be a valuable diagnostic tool - Eastern Manufacturing (http://www.easterncatalytic.com/education/tech-tips/fuel-trim-can-be-a-valuable-diagnostic-tool/)

From the above webpage:...
07-21-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By Patrick Wong

Any name brand Dexron 3 ATF. Then maybe...

Any name brand Dexron 3 ATF.


Then maybe it should be left alone.

If the issue is that the steering power assist seems to bog down a little when the engine is at idle speed, I would say that...
07-21-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By Patrick Wong

The Pentosin CHF 202 spec sheet says that the...

The Pentosin CHF 202 spec sheet says that the color is dark green.
http://www.pentosin.net/specsheets/pentosin_chf_202.pdf

The spec sheet makes no claim that the fluid can serve as ATF.

I...
07-13-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,716
Posted By Patrick Wong

Please cite the part numbers used for the repair...

Please cite the part numbers used for the repair and the source of the parts - if different from the part number shown in post #31, in case other forum members need to replace the inner tie rod.
07-08-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,716
Posted By Patrick Wong

Certainly, if the inner tie rod can be replaced;...

Certainly, if the inner tie rod can be replaced; and if the part in post 31 is correct, then no problem.

Notice there are two IF statements above.

However since the Jaguar parts catalog does...
06-19-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,497
Posted By Patrick Wong

I second this recommendation. The OP needs to...

I second this recommendation. The OP needs to see what the actual fuel pressure is.
06-14-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Patrick Wong

Just as one example, in the US amazon.com offers...

Just as one example, in the US amazon.com offers qty 2 for USD44....
05-14-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 24,627
Posted By Patrick Wong

A Garage Squad opportunity?

A Garage Squad opportunity?
05-14-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 24,627
Posted By Patrick Wong

Well, there are separate instructions for the LH...

Well, there are separate instructions for the LH and RH camshafts; the LH and RH engine mounts; the LH and RH exhaust manifolds; and the LH and RH valve covers.

It would not surprise me if the RH...
05-13-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By Patrick Wong

Sounds like a great opportunity with your son... ...

Sounds like a great opportunity with your son...

What was the reason that the original engine was replaced after 45K miles?

I am going to suggest a long list of possible service activities...
05-11-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,624
Posted By Patrick Wong

I did not replace the fuel line O-rings when I...

I did not replace the fuel line O-rings when I removed the intake manifold last year. As you said, your local auto parts store should be able to help if you decide that is needed.

I am going to...
05-10-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,160
Posted By Patrick Wong

I would look for 14.4V. If much lower, that...

I would look for 14.4V. If much lower, that might be contributing to the 12V battery's short service life. Also see what it is as the engine speed revs up to 2,500 - 3,000 RPM.

I would also...
05-10-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,160
Posted By Patrick Wong

Measure the voltage across the 12V battery when...

Measure the voltage across the 12V battery when the engine is idling to see how much voltage the alternator is producing. Maybe it is getting marginal.
05-10-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Patrick Wong

A few months ago I bought on eBay the kit that...

A few months ago I bought on eBay the kit that contains 6 quarts of the ZF ATF and the replacement plastic drain pan for my 2007, and had the fluid changed by a local independent servicer. Hence this...
04-29-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,119
Posted By Patrick Wong

The 2007 XK now has 82K miles. Over this past...

The 2007 XK now has 82K miles. Over this past weekend, I replaced the remaining hoses described above, as well as the engine coolant reservoir.

I did not replace the aluminum piping that leads to...
04-24-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,624
Posted By Patrick Wong

The tool that Sean cited is the correct tool. I...

The tool that Sean cited is the correct tool. I bought this assortment which includes the green tool used for 1/2" fuel lines:...
01-14-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,465
Posted By Patrick Wong

I bought the transmission pan and the 6 liters of...

I bought the transmission pan and the 6 liters of ZF-Lifeguard fluid from the eBay vendor recommended by David Christensen in post #6 above. I am happy to recommend that vendor as the order was...
01-13-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By Patrick Wong

I replaced the rear sway bar links and toe...

I replaced the rear sway bar links and toe adjustment links on my 2007 in April 2017. As previously stated, the rubber covers deteriorate as a function of age (not odometer reading). At that time...
11-12-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,060
Posted By Patrick Wong

So what is wrong with #2? That is an excellent...

So what is wrong with #2? That is an excellent workaround which allows you time to explore a more permanent solution, or decide you can live with an eight US gallon fuel tank capacity.
11-02-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By Patrick Wong

I looked at the two Product Data Sheets published...

I looked at the two Product Data Sheets published by Castrol for Edge Extended Performance, and neither list compliance to Ford WSS-M2C925A:
...
09-10-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,334
Posted By Patrick Wong

Odometer reading? How many times have you...

Odometer reading?

How many times have you replaced old with new that failed again?

I understand the concept that the plastic parts need periodic replacement, the question is what constitutes a...
08-12-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 579
Posted By Patrick Wong

2007 XK Driver's Seat Belt Replacement

79K miles on my 2007. The driver's seat belt has been bugging me for a while because the retractor did not work very well, the belt material was getting a bit fuzzy, and was stained. I bought a...
08-08-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,465
Posted By Patrick Wong

Sadly, that US owner relies excessively on cheap...

Sadly, that US owner relies excessively on cheap Harbor Freight tools which did not help his little adventure.


Excellent, it is good to know that I don't have to pay for excessive overhead...
08-07-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 969
Posted By Patrick Wong

I don't think the car is a proper Jaguar without...

I don't think the car is a proper Jaguar without nice wood trim, which shows my advanced age.
08-05-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,119
Posted By Patrick Wong

A final update. I replaced five of the coolant...

A final update. I replaced five of the coolant hoses (none of the replaced hoses were in terrible condition) and am going to call it good for now:

- hose from left side of radiator (LHD, driver's...
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