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07-26-2016, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Tar

Here you go. Found this searching under "cold...

Here you go. Found this searching under "cold start injector" in literally 30 seconds…

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xj6-xj12-series-i-ii-iii-16/83-xj6-cold-start-valve-164680/

Regards, ...
07-25-2016, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Doug

On the firewall you'll see 4 relay-type devices....

On the firewall you'll see 4 relay-type devices. Three small. One big. The big one is the starter relay. It's the furthest inboard, towards the middle of the firewall




The fuel rail has 7...
11-30-2015, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Doug

Your car has the brown plastic header tank,...

Your car has the brown plastic header tank, correct? (I think it was 1982-83 that the change was made)

As long as coolant is covering the sensor (which is fairly low in the tank) the light should...
10-08-2015, 07:54 AM
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Posted By Doug

Almost certainly a diode failure inside the...

Almost certainly a diode failure inside the alternator

Cheers
DD
09-25-2015, 05:21 AM
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Views: 1,092
Posted By o1xjr

Last tyre blow out I saw was following a b-double...

Last tyre blow out I saw was following a b-double about six years ago, tread tore off and flung the plastic guard with it. I was following.
Right over my head, lucky I ducked.(was on a motorcycle...
09-08-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Series1fan

"From your information, youngsters get lucky and...

"From your information, youngsters get lucky and it the one right at the transmission, and you will need to replace the trans seal also, since it's trashed now.

Amaezing: you are super helpful...
09-04-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Jose

it is better to defeat the one-way plastic valve...

it is better to defeat the one-way plastic valve near the charcoal canister which is the cause of the vapor build-up. Do not leave any hose disconnected otherwise you will start to smell gasoline....
08-07-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By plums

1983 XJ6 5 Speed Conversion

1983 XJ6 5 Speed (http://jagsouthrestoration.com/83XJ6_5Speed/Page_1.html)
08-06-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,854
Posted By Jag-o-nomic

Hi Amaezing, Periodically (once a year in a...

Hi Amaezing,

Periodically (once a year in a 'clean' system), I pour a 1ltr bottle of Methylated Spirits into any car gas tank of mine at the time of refueling.

A chemical reaction means that...
08-05-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By Doug

Like any other car it could be as simple as an...

Like any other car it could be as simple as an old fashioned ignition misfire: old spark plugs, faulty distributor cap or plug wires, etc.

Or it could be an injector acting up.

Or it could be...
08-04-2015, 02:50 PM
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Posted By LnrB

This one? ...

This one?
https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/usa-central-mt-wy-co-nd-sd-ne-ks-36/denver-get-together-cars-coffee-141762/
Process of elimination said it would be over in Regional -> Central -> CO....
08-03-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Doug

The superheat switch system uses a 3 prong...

The superheat switch system uses a 3 prong thermal fuse (see picture) in the wiring to the compressor. it's usually clipped to the compressor bracket.

The connection at the compressor clutch is...
08-03-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,006
Posted By Doug

Experiences vary, naturally. Years ago I...

Experiences vary, naturally.

Years ago I did battle with a couple rebuilt compressors....and ending up buying a brand new one from GM after much frustration. I'm not sure if you can still get a...
08-03-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By Jose

Seal replacement for taillamp lenses

if the factory Seal for the tail lamp lenses is non-existent or has deteriorated, you can use Window Screen beading as a replacement.

this beading material is sold at places like HomeDepot or...
07-30-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,693
Posted By JoeyC

Fuel pump

A few years ago I had a '98 XJ that had a similar issue. After playing around with an ohm meter and fuses I just had someone get in and try to crank it while I wiggled the wires. When I forced the...
07-30-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,693
Posted By Richard_gib

I have been looking in my service handbook that...

I have been looking in my service handbook that came with my Jag, and looking at the fuses listed, I would be tempted to replace and test number 11 on both sides under the dash. they cover a large...
07-29-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,196
Posted By Mike Beda

There's a shop right in Denver (you live in...

There's a shop right in Denver (you live in Denver, right?) that I used; took them in on a Monday, picked them up on a Friday. $25 per injector, and that was the cure for my ailing XJ6.

Fuel...
07-23-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,196
Posted By Doug

The fan should come on at 95ºC and, yes, the...

The fan should come on at 95ºC and, yes, the circuit is designed so that it might stay running after the key is turned off.


Here's some info

Aux Electric Cooling Fan Checklist, Series III...
07-23-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,196
Posted By anjum

The electric fan is controlled by a temperature...

The electric fan is controlled by a temperature switch and a relay. In normal operation it rarely switches on as the engine temperature is "controlled" by the thermostat allowing or inhibiting the...
07-20-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By XJ6Paul

Here are a couple of links with some description....

Here are a couple of links with some description. If you do a search of this forum for stakedown kit you'll see some discussions. Opinions vary.

The What and Why of Stakedown Kits...
06-27-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By Grant Francis

Likewise. My list in my sig gives an insight...

Likewise.

My list in my sig gives an insight into what I have lived with for a very long time, and YES, there are some missing from that list.

We have 2 (TWO) X200 S Types, and both are V6...
06-26-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By davidladewig

My 2 cents. I have a 2000 S. Bought it with...

My 2 cents. I have a 2000 S. Bought it with 44,000 miles in Nov 14, and no leaks except where the owner missed the oil fill spout and dripped on the PS. Cleaned up fine. Here is what I did to the...
06-22-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,343
Posted By Mike Beda

Sounds like a great idea! In the meantime,...

Sounds like a great idea!

In the meantime, let me say that my Jag's problem turned out to be clogged fuel injectors. Of course I had a different problem than you have (mine was running lean and...
06-20-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By jpipe

1987 XJ6 Fitting a New Radio

I swopped out the factory AJ8700 with a new Pioneer radio.

I wanted to share what I did.
After disconnecting the battery:
First, I removed the knobs either side of the existing radio and...
06-10-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,402
Posted By Darrenmb

This is just a thought, but maybe the pressure is...

This is just a thought, but maybe the pressure is low and having that extra 1/4 turn on the band is making up what the pressure cant do anymore! Only way to know would be put pressure gauge on it,...
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