Top 20 2006 Jaguar XJ8 Questions & Answers


Most cars are very quite at that speed.
A seal must be out of place somewhere.You may have to tape the sun roof and door opening completely on the outside for testing.
Also,sit in the passenger seat and have someone drive while you listen at different areas of the door edges and roof areas through a leftover paper towel center tube.
You have some age on the car, just wiping down all rubber soft seal parts with a good rubber conditioner may help too.
.......and don't overlook the door glass seals.

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Look for a small button somewhere underneath typically around the edge bottom edge of your dashboard or where the flashing LED is you need to hold that in while the key is on for like 10 seconds and that will change the mode

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The purge valve is not servicible replace and clear codes

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I would not use anything more than say 10psi of pressure. I doubt using air pressure will fix the clog if that is the problem, because the pump uses 10-20 psi in normal use. You may have to disconnect the nozzles and use a pin to clean out the ports or find the clog in the main line.

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First check to see if you have enough washer fluid in the reservoir. Then check to see if the rubber tubing is kinked or pinched when you close the hood. It is possible but not likely to be plugged up, except during the winter. The spray nozzles could be plugged up, because the opening is much smaller than the tubing. Even though the pump is operating, does not mean that it is actually pumping any fluid. The pump assembly is electrical and mechanical. The electric motor runs, but the pumping mechanism could be defective. If you use compressed air to clean out the rubber tubing, make sure the rubber hose is not connected up to the pump assembly. It might get damaged from too much pressure.

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The coolant temp sensoris located in the cross pipe in the front of eng in the thermostat housing

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You NEVER in---- my world ---use any sealant in any vehicle
systems-- as it is there for life

It will stop up a heater core
It will stop up a radiator
It will not or seldom be a fix for a head gasket replacement
Get the idea

Don't know what to tell you

Did it shut down from lack of oil pressure to save the motor?

How your going to get that out of the bearings,cam actuators,
oil passages,oil pump,sensors

I think your in BIG Trouble & need to ask many shops what
success they have had with that issue

I say stay out of the parts store chemical isle, with the exception
of LUBEGARD for transmission & power steering additives

Those are ALL, I Repeat ALL, I use & they actually not only work
but are necessary in those two items only (i once owned a trans shop)
I use NO other brands,no Lucus,no genie in a bottle

Just Mobil 1 Oil & Lube Guard & make the proper diagnoses
to all vehicles & do the necessary & painful repairs

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couldnt even envisage a answer without a good look iam afraid to say but it should open from the inside if it doesnt then its a fault with operating solonoid for the central locking thats hold the mechanism down but i think this door lock is all incorperated in one and its the same as a ford mondeo or focus but as yet i havent had to change one so i dont know exactly

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I have a Mercedes Benz and the part that causes that Same problem is the crank shaft position sensor. When its faulty it may not throw an engine light for that part. Benz, BMW, jaguar share a lot of the same German engineering and bosh parts.

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There is no way of knowing. It is possible that the seal that was used to replace the original was not quite correct for some reason. Really ya just don't know.

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You will need to have the car towed to a Jaguar dealer to fix it.

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It sounds like the ignition control module shorted out due to the moisture. Get yourself a spark tester from the parts store. Have someone crank the engine will you check for spark. Here is one that will only cost about $7. Once you know if you have spark we will be able to help you better.


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it is well common on jaquar to have power steering oil leak. Especially the leak is from power steering pump. You have to visit a qualified workshop and do the job by renewing the pump. Get on WWW.ebay co.uk or usa and surely you will find a good price pump new.

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relay is under the hood next to the battery.

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If you didnt remove the neg term when unplugging this it can throw a A-CODE which is electrical module warning failure.I suggest do a hard reset by unplugging the neg term.for a hour.

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Check to make sure the fuel pump is working.Go to the trunk under the rear spare tire and check fuse 30...It will be a start...

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just take the master key and stick it into the trunk lock turn it once and that will disengage it.

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it was a Loose Battery Cable on My Xj8L the on that goes behind the spare tire

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sounds like the tcm is trying to fail..but lets 1st start with a simple reset...disconnect the neg term and let her sit for 30-45 minutes...also have the ****** flushed asap,and then take it to jaguar and have the latest software upoloaded ...ZF has a new software for this jerking issue...

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