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07-20-2019, 03:36 PM
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Posted By astromorg

As a petrol man I know next to nothing about...

As a petrol man I know next to nothing about Jaguar diesels, but this extract from the JTIS section on removal of the fuel pump from a 2.0 diesel seem to give you the answer:

Using the special...
07-20-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By astromorg

Though likely to be a dirty MAF, iP1121 can also...

Though likely to be a dirty MAF, iP1121 can also be caused by a simple thing like the throttle cable being out of adjustment, thus putting the pedal sensor and throttle position sensor too far out of...
07-16-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By astromorg

The common point in the lighting and roof pump...

The common point in the lighting and roof pump circuits is the ground point for the righthand side rear lights and the roof pump relays power outputs. That's the rearmost ground point on the...
06-10-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By astromorg

Garmin does recommend checking the picture...

Garmin does recommend checking the picture quality before finalising the position of its Bluetooth camera transmitter. Similarly a shielded receiver could reduce quality. Perhaps that was the cause?
06-09-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By astromorg

When I fitted my Garmin Nuvi 2599 LMT, I first...

When I fitted my Garmin Nuvi 2599 LMT, I first removed the back, took out the speaker and microphone, extended their wiring and mounted them behind new grills where the original switches were. The...
06-06-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,540
Posted By astromorg

Both the driver's memory seat and memory mirrors...

Both the driver's memory seat and memory mirrors are controlled via the driver's seat module. It's not uncommon for intermittent problems like yours to be caused by a chafed wire under the driver's...
05-31-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 924
Posted By astromorg

Like Graham's, mine has a circular piece black...

Like Graham's, mine has a circular piece black adhesive tape, but what Graham couldn't detect from his photo is that underneath the tape is a standard rubber plug. If that unusual combination was put...
05-23-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By astromorg

JTIS Fuel System Specifications section states: ...

JTIS Fuel System Specifications section states:

Fuel system pressure - vehicles with supercharger 5.0 bar

Fuel system pressure - vehicles without supercharger 3.8 bar

(That's 72.5 psi and...
05-23-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By astromorg

As a 2006 XK8 (Victory Edition?) you should have...

As a 2006 XK8 (Victory Edition?) you should have Bluetooth fitted as standard. Those buttons are used when pairing your cellphone with the car and then are used to answer an incoming call or to...
05-14-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By astromorg

To trip the cartridge release manually, use a...

To trip the cartridge release manually, use a thin strip of steel - a steel six inch rule is ideal. Slide the strip in on the centre line of the cartridge, under its bottom edge, about five inches...
05-07-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By astromorg

Note that there are two switches on the brake...

Note that there are two switches on the brake pedal; the lower one with the Green/White and Brown/Red wires is the brake light/gear selector solenoid switch and is the one you're after. The other one...
05-03-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By astromorg

That'll be alright if your careful. Some of us...

That'll be alright if your careful. Some of us still use candles over here when the batteries are flat! That's batteries electric, not batteries cannon!!

Flash opens up a whole new thread!! Lets...
04-30-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By astromorg

I've had mine out and in a number of times and it...

I've had mine out and in a number of times and it is a frustrating business getting it back in! The main secret seems to be perseverance. You try time after time and suddenly it just goes in. It's...
04-29-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By astromorg

To get it out of P if there's a solenoid failure,...

To get it out of P if there's a solenoid failure, first, remove the surround to the selector lever by opening ashtray and lifting the front edge of the surround with fingertips, then ease the back...
04-18-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By astromorg

So as you say the later cars seem to have...

So as you say the later cars seem to have benefitted from what may even have been a cost cutting exercise!

If your problem is just the actual switch internals, can't you just unclip the body of...
04-17-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By astromorg

The fixing should be with just the three fold...

The fixing should be with just the three fold over tabs, no adhesive. This is the only photo I have showing the original setup in my car. Also a photo of how I reused the same tabs to secure an oil...
04-09-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By astromorg

Quote from JTIS This is a 4-cylinder,...

Quote from JTIS

This is a 4-cylinder, 16-valve, common rail direct injection 2.0L turbo charged diesel engine.This diesel engine design incorporates twin rocker shafts with 16 valves operated by...
04-01-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By astromorg

If it was me, I'd be making absolutely sure that...

If it was me, I'd be making absolutely sure that it isn't a sump gasket failure in that area first. Such failures seem more common to me than rear crankshaft seals. Still not an easy fix, but easier...
04-01-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By astromorg

Maybe it will sort itself out on April 2.

Maybe it will sort itself out on April 2.
03-31-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,490
Posted By astromorg

As Magic Juan hasn't been around for the last...

As Magic Juan hasn't been around for the last five years, he's probably not going to see your suggestions! However, I'm interested in your description of where the EGR is on a petrol X Type. There's...
03-23-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By astromorg

The inclination sensor measures only that and is...

The inclination sensor measures only that and is usually a trouble free sensor unless you jack the car up without unlocking it first! It's on the righthand side of the trunk, behind the lining, near...
03-18-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By astromorg

Another example of the different specs for...

Another example of the different specs for UK/European Jaguars and the US ones. Evap emissions systems are another one. Was DSC another? It's not fitted to all Jaguars this side of the pond.
03-14-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By astromorg

Tools - one sewing needle. One length of any sort...

Tools - one sewing needle. One length of any sort of wire, four or five feet long.

How can I make it simpler than this? It really isn't rocket science, just go out and do it and when it works...
03-13-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By astromorg

That is another way of providing a temporary...

That is another way of providing a temporary ground. Both methods have been successfully used by members.

The GEM is near a number of bare metal places that will do for the ground. Just hold the...
03-13-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By astromorg

Sounds like the ground wire that runs from the...

Sounds like the ground wire that runs from the trunk lid to the bodywork, via a flexible tube near the trunk hinge has flexed too many times and is now broken. It's shared between license plate...
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