Question about 1987 Jaguar XJ6
i have a jaguar 1996. that run fine untill yesterday morning..when i first started it the car would not rev at all then died..
turned over again (abit longer than usuall) an it started and rev'd but was very lumpy (shuddering), but does seem to sound ok if you give it a hard rev.
also smoking alot more (thin white) checked oil and water but they seem ok
i had this problem about 3 months ago. i left the car for a day an it ran fine.. didnt work this time!
any help would great
SOURCE: 2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0
this is a old model and it should have a cold start valve or it should have a coolant temp sensor, replace the colant temp sensor which is usualy located on the thermostat housing or on the intake manifold and this will sove the clod start problema!!
Posted on Nov 17, 2008
Underneath the pollen filter housing under the bonnet the ECM (engine control module) is located,If any of the drains are blocked you could be getting water into the ECM....Just a thought...Hope this helps
Posted on Dec 12, 2008
SOURCE: 1968 Jaguar E type Carb problem
notorious for being very hard to time both carbs ..sim. probs.haunt many multi carb . set ups just ask any one with old triumphs .if carbs have never been rebuilt i think it might be time .if they have it might be time to replace .if replacing try finding ones with a fule management system.
Posted on Jan 06, 2009
this may be a sticking air flue meter take a matchstick .and push it into the hose this will let more air in if this works change the air flue meter
Posted on May 04, 2009
First did you have a check engine light, and do you know what the code was if you did?
Ok, the traction control not available isnt goin to affect the car from starting.During my year of a jaguar tech the most common for a crank, no start is a flooded engine. Now the two most causes for a flooded engine on these jags are 1. the weather is just super cold and all the own does is keep cranking the car to try to get to start. 2. A lot of short trip, a lot of city driving, 15 mins or less.
When you get something like this, a no start crank, you have to pump the gas pedal really fast, like your starting an oil muscle car. this forces more air into the engine.
when this no start happend u could get all these codes, what i maybe would recommend is a tune up, and some highway driving every once and a while to kept this from happening again, hopefully this helps, thanks.
Posted on May 23, 2009
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