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02-09-2019, 10:48 AM
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Posted By NBCat

jag956 Here's one for sale in Texas: ...

jag956 Here's one for sale in Texas:
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02-08-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By NBCat

Before ordering any parts, complete your...

Before ordering any parts, complete your diagnosis by checking the electrical circuit as well. If that's functioning correctly, then replace the pump.
02-07-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By NBCat

Have you considered getting a used crankshaft...

Have you considered getting a used crankshaft that isn't damaged and using standard main and connecting rod bearings?
02-07-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By NBCat

More than likely the fuel pump is seized. Follow...

More than likely the fuel pump is seized. Follow the test procedure outlined in the Workshop Manual. If you don't have the Workshop Manual, you can download it here:
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02-07-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By NBCat

Here are the fuel pressure specifications for the...

Here are the fuel pressure specifications for the X200:
...
02-04-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By NBCat

False economy to replace just the secondary...

False economy to replace just the secondary timing chain tensioners.

Use the correct tools, follow the procedures outlined in the Workshop Manual and replace the primary and secondary timing...
02-04-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By NBCat

If the manifold is removed to install new...

If the manifold is removed to install new gaskets, the return hoses to the EGR/throttle body should also be replaced.
02-04-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By NBCat

Be sure to review the Workshop Manual as...

Be sure to review the Workshop Manual as suggested. If you don't have the Manual, you can download it here:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/aq3872pbu5t0yvl/S-Type_2002.5-2008-FSM-Workshop.pdf?dl=0
01-25-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By NBCat

A hundred and eighty quid to fit a battery? Find...

A hundred and eighty quid to fit a battery? Find a different garage, or just go to Halford's or another parts house, purchase the battery and fit it yourself. It should take you roughly ten minutes.
01-20-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By NBCat

Check the wiring loom connectors to Bank 1 for...

Check the wiring loom connectors to Bank 1 for the injectors and coil units.
01-20-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By NBCat

Best method is to remove one of the cam covers...

Best method is to remove one of the cam covers and have a look. If memory serves, the early AJ28 engines had the roller style primary timing chains.
01-20-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By NBCat

Do not operate the vehicle under conditions that...

Do not operate the vehicle under conditions that cause the MIL to flash as catalyst damage is occurring. Find and fix the misfire(s).

Burning smell is most likely caused by a leaking cam cover...
01-20-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By NBCat

Both gearboxes are Ford 5R55N designation, but...

Both gearboxes are Ford 5R55N designation, but the gearbox casing is different for the 3.0 litre. You will need to find a gearbox from another 3.0 litre car, or have the current one overhauled.
01-17-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By NBCat

Yes, I did indeed read your original post, thus...

Yes, I did indeed read your original post, thus did I suggest raising the vehicle to eliminate all four tyres from possibly being the source. A visual inspection during MoT is not going to identify a...
01-17-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By NBCat

Have the garage check the speed sensor and pulse...

Have the garage check the speed sensor and pulse ring on the nearside outer end of the drive axle. They sometimes can have something caught in the splines that can cause that type of sound.

The...
01-17-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By NBCat

Certainly a possibility, but it's good to...

Certainly a possibility, but it's good to periodically check the system's performance.
01-17-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By NBCat

Andy Brown, did you check the voltage across the...

Andy Brown, did you check the voltage across the battery terminals with a voltmeter? If so, what is the reading with the engine running at idle and with the ignition OFF for ten or more minutes?
01-17-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By NBCat

mrNewt There are two ways to check the voltage on...

mrNewt There are two ways to check the voltage on Torque: OBD Adapter or Control Module. Generally, one would use the OBD adapter that's plugged in, but bear in mind that the voltage shown through...
01-16-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By NBCat

Looks like it would buff out.

Looks like it would buff out.
01-16-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 837
Posted By NBCat

When corroded bolts are encountered, it's best to...

When corroded bolts are encountered, it's best to replace them. If they can be cleaned up with a wire brush, remember to use a correctly sized tap to 'chase' the bolt hole threads. Use anti-seize...
01-16-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,798
Posted By NBCat

In most areas of California, the California...

In most areas of California, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) use pacing from the side or behind to determine the speed of a vehicle they suspect is going too fast. In some more rural areas, the...
01-16-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By NBCat

Road number two, Pacific Coast Highway.

Road number two, Pacific Coast Highway.
01-16-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By NBCat

With ignition OFF for ten or more minutes,...

With ignition OFF for ten or more minutes, battery should have a minimum of 12.6 volts across the terminals when tested with a voltmeter.
01-16-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By NBCat

One can certainly read 'horror stories' about any...

One can certainly read 'horror stories' about any marque.

Use the forum search function as this topic has been covered many times.
01-15-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By NBCat

Use a wireless Bluetooth scanner and Torque app...

Use a wireless Bluetooth scanner and Torque app with a smartphone to monitor coolant temperature. DO NOT rely on the instrument cluster gauge to accurately tell you if the engine is overheating. The...
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