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Yesterday, 12:18 PM
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Posted By mhamilton

Wow, that was definitely a lot of work and I'm...

Wow, that was definitely a lot of work and I'm sorry to hear it didn't solve your issue. Your pictures reminds me of the guys with Mercedes W126 pulling the entire dash to replace actuators on the...
06-24-2019, 04:58 PM
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Posted By jjyergler

Bleed hoses replaced. I ran it for about half an...

Bleed hoses replaced. I ran it for about half an hour and couldn't find any leaks, there was still water in the tank. I drove it around the neighborhood and temp (according to my cheap Chinese OBD...
06-24-2019, 03:02 PM
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Posted By BlackKat

Hello everyone, I just ordered a used radiator...

Hello everyone,
I just ordered a used radiator fan from Ebay. I decided to go with the rebuild a used one route.
I will crack it open to inspect the brushes and try to locate new ones. Will keep...
06-23-2019, 08:18 PM
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Views: 662
Posted By mikebaker3

Leslie; I have quite a few photos of the ECM...

Leslie;

I have quite a few photos of the ECM in my thread about where sunroof drains exit that you might find helpful.
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-23-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By xjack

Assuming you are trying to replace the fluid in...

Assuming you are trying to replace the fluid in the system disconnecting return hose should work, you could replace the fluid that way and than bleed the rear, that would force fresh fluid to the...
06-23-2019, 07:11 AM
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Views: 2,500
Posted By xkr_dougie

You're right! I'll look where to find the...

You're right! I'll look where to find the original part at a reasonable price. Local Jaguar Dealer asks 270€ including all gaskets.

As another maintenance I cleaned the front brakes and pads...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-22-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Lawrence

Always good to quote the VIN of the car in the...

Always good to quote the VIN of the car in the sig file..maybe you have a late reg 92 that is actually a 93MY?

Larry
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-22-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By motorcarman

The gearshift interlock was introduced for the...

The gearshift interlock was introduced for the North American 1993MY. (page 12 Jaguar publication S-78 Sedan Range 93MY update)

bob
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-22-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By motorcarman

The 1992 selector lever does NOT have the brake...

The 1992 selector lever does NOT have the brake pedal shift lock!!

bob
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-21-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By sanchez

Brake shift interlock

Yesterday, I picked up a 1992 XJ40 (California car with no rust). It ran but the starter solenoid would keep the starter engaged. I believe that the problem is with the switch as the key does not...
06-21-2019, 10:51 AM
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Views: 479
Posted By sam1977

Thanks Don thats a really nice message. I will...

Thanks Don thats a really nice message. I will check into the new members area as you suggest. in terms of trans mount bushes I would have expected that to be more of a knock than a rattle. The best...
06-21-2019, 09:07 AM
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Views: 2,500
Posted By fmertz

Well, the reason for this accordion design is...

Well, the reason for this accordion design is that the exhaust manifold expands/contracts with heat, whereas the throttle body does not. I would definitely check into a new part instead. Alternative...
06-21-2019, 05:13 AM
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Views: 691
Posted By Highhorse

Welcome techiki, we hope you enjoy your time here...

Welcome techiki, we hope you enjoy your time here and find answers to your issues. But first, we would appreciate it if you'd introduce yourself here (site...
06-20-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,532
Posted By mikebaker3

Here is the photo of the under dash where the ECM...

Here is the photo of the under dash where the ECM mounts before it was reinstalled. Not sure where the water in the footwell originated, but considering how hard it rained and all the debris removed...
06-20-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By aholbro1

The chrome ashtray covers in the rear doors can...

The chrome ashtray covers in the rear doors can come off, slide back into the door panel unseen, and rattle. So may want to check that your rear doors show shiny ash bin covers.
06-20-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By GGG

Welcome to the forums Sam, From your IP...

Welcome to the forums Sam,

From your IP Address, if I was parked in this same place today, I could walk over and have a listen to the rattle.
...
06-19-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,532
Posted By Panelhead

For cleaning the front drains I could not get the...

For cleaning the front drains I could not get the weed whacked down. Ordered some 1/8” nylon tubing and connected to the mighty Miteyvac. Vacuumed down. Sucked some junk out of the lines. Then...
06-19-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By motorcarman

Check the tension on the handbrake cable. The...

Check the tension on the handbrake cable.
The actuators and shoes in the brake disc/drum can rattle. The cable needs the provide a little tension to keep the parts from being too loose.

bob
06-19-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Lady Penelope

JagRepair.com - Jaguar Repair Information...

JagRepair.com - Jaguar Repair Information Resource (http://www.jagrepair.com/X300TSB.htm) :icon_dance-disco:

see the rattle TSBs near the end of list

Check the rearmost muffler mount...
06-19-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By Wingrider

Could be they have just never been cleared. ...

Could be they have just never been cleared.
That way the dealer can BS you, into believing you a bunch of serious issues.
Both of mine had a gang of codes, when purchased, that never came back.
Is...
06-18-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,245
Posted By jacklynthejag

Well here is an update and thank goodness after 2...

Well here is an update and thank goodness after 2 weeks of troubleshooting we found the culprit.

Missing tooth on harmonic balancer (my fault, broke and epoxy when I replaced the front crankshaft...
06-18-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,532
Posted By abonano

Yes, still following with curiouslty... I...

Yes, still following with curiouslty...

I was chasing intermitient knock sensor codes. When I took my ECM apart I couldn't rule out water intrusion into the ECM itself but for good measure sealed...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-18-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Evil Elsie

Many thanks for the kind words. Yes - it is...

Many thanks for the kind words.

Yes - it is Solent Blue and it was love at first sight..... we're not talking to each other at the moment though..!! :D
06-18-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,532
Posted By mikebaker3

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/1024x768/two_of_four_screws_securing_cover_23827bd10be0f5476d40489850296bc595409d0a.jpg
Better view of screws that secure the underside of...
06-18-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,502
Posted By ablack

Belated thanks to all who answered the call. I...

Belated thanks to all who answered the call. I might have just thrown in the towel without your advice.
I asked the mechanic to overcome his scruples and seal the leak the best he could - under the...
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