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06-08-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By TXFireblade

Thanks Dave, that's a big help.

Thanks Dave, that's a big help.
06-07-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By TXFireblade

Depending on where the leak is, you might want to...

Depending on where the leak is, you might want to check the engine mountings. My understanding from reading the forums is that the engine can move quite a bit under load and that could have stressed...
05-02-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By TXFireblade

Easy there tiger, he's (and the rest of us) is...

Easy there tiger, he's (and the rest of us) is just trying to understand the question.

I don't have a detailed description of the flow through the lubrication system but based on the manual I...
04-30-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By TXFireblade

It's possible that the water pump is fine but the...

It's possible that the water pump is fine but the leak was caused by incorrect installation. If you look at my post Interesting find during water pump change...
03-29-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,370
Posted By TXFireblade

The supercharger has to come off in order to...

The supercharger has to come off in order to replace either valve cover.
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
03-26-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,366
Posted By TXFireblade

Did you see the attached letter in the first post...

Did you see the attached letter in the first post from Jaguar Land Rover to Shell stating that "Based on the data submitted we confirm that the above product (Pennzoil Ultra Platinum 5W-20) meets the...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
03-25-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,366
Posted By TXFireblade

Ah, I see. Honestly, I would never try and go...

Ah, I see. Honestly, I would never try and go the route of using the lists of specs an oil meets to infer that it meets other specs that aren't listed. In this instance it's very simple. The...
03-14-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By TXFireblade

Continuing with the pump install. Now that the...

Continuing with the pump install. Now that the pump has been removed, hopefully the short tube that connects the oil cooler to the rear of the pump has remained in place but if it has changed...
03-12-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By TXFireblade

Interesting find during water pump change

Firstly, many thanks to the likes of Bigg Will, Brutal, Riverman, Dave Tibbs and all the others who have contributed technical information which allows us ordinary folk to repair and maintain these...
02-19-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,199
Posted By TXFireblade

The paddles are the TPMS receivers. They pick up...

The paddles are the TPMS receivers. They pick up the signal from the transmitters in each wheel.

Is the car an actual XFR? If it is their should be an auxiliary cooling radiator behind each...
02-11-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By TXFireblade

I just did the door switches on my 2012 XF using...

I just did the door switches on my 2012 XF using 91% alcohol solution. The gummy layer came off with a few seconds of wiping and I finished up the edges of the switches with a cue tip. Much easier...
08-01-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,069
Posted By TXFireblade

So what I said back in post #22 then.

So what I said back in post #22 then.
07-26-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,069
Posted By TXFireblade

Pennzoil Ultra Platinum 5W-20 meets the spec for...

Pennzoil Ultra Platinum 5W-20 meets the spec for the cars that require this grade and it can be bought on-line from Walmart for $25 for 5 quarts.
07-11-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,270
Posted By TXFireblade

IIRC there is a small protrusion on the plastic...

IIRC there is a small protrusion on the plastic tube that goes into the back of the water pump. This protrusion keys to a feature on the manifold (I guess) to stop it moving backwards when you push...
05-16-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,908
Posted By TXFireblade

That's my understanding of the system as well. ...

That's my understanding of the system as well. On the XF, there is only a small hose that connects the main cooling circuit with the supercharger cooling circuit. It's just there to allow for a...
03-12-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 16,823
Posted By TXFireblade

Although I have no experience with use in cars,...

Although I have no experience with use in cars, I've been running these batteries on bikes for about 5 years with no issues. I used a tiny 4 cell 6 Ah (Pbeq), 120CCA battery that weighed a few oz on...
09-21-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 79,381
Posted By TXFireblade

I'm not trying to question what you are doing but...

I'm not trying to question what you are doing but are you sure the bearing cap bolts are TTY? I looked at the manual and there's not much other than the torque and angle values for the M10 and M8...
08-01-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,280
Posted By TXFireblade

My 2012 XF Supercharged has a radiator/cooler...

My 2012 XF Supercharged has a radiator/cooler behind the drivers and passengers side lower grills. Not much is visible from above looking past the air boxes, but looking in from the front - through...
07-10-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,037
Posted By TXFireblade

Don't press the brake pedal.

Don't press the brake pedal.
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
02-03-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,107
Posted By TXFireblade

Ask the dealer for a breakdown of the items...

Ask the dealer for a breakdown of the items included in that $1700 quote. Depending whether they are looking at the 3 or 4 year service, the most it should include are replacement of engine oil and...
01-10-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,883
Posted By TXFireblade

Finally managed to track down the right oil

So the original factory warranty on my 2012 XF is finally up and I'm thinking of doing future servicing myself. One of the biggest problems seems to be the availability of 5W-20 engine oil meeting...
11-21-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By TXFireblade

I did the update on my 2012 model. It was 3...

I did the update on my 2012 model. It was 3 years ago so I can't remember the details but if I remember correctly I just followed the instructions that came with the thumb drive. It inserts into...
03-23-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,435
Posted By TXFireblade

Did you see the age of that article - 2001? ...

Did you see the age of that article - 2001?

Cycling the ABS was common on older systems, not so sure it's required much these days. I also checked the TOPIX and replacing the ABS...
10-07-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,429
Posted By TXFireblade

Can you tell us who you spoke to at JLR...

Can you tell us who you spoke to at JLR Corporate?


Thanks
10-02-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,429
Posted By TXFireblade

Yep. How they ever thought that this wouldn't...

Yep. How they ever thought that this wouldn't lead to confusion and ultimately discontent amongst owners of the 2012 MY cars in beyond me.
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