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Misfire jaguar s-type year 2000

Put this question up before,misfire on all left hand bank,i have had new plugs,coil packs checked,inlet manifold gaskets fitted upper & lower,both breather elbows,but still had misfire.Auto the EXPERT! said it was timing chain,so had both chains,tensioners & guides fitted,Guess what still misfire.no fault codes showing runs fine exept on idle thats when its misfiring.Any ideas ?

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  • tat 2 er Jan 15, 2009

    will get cat converter checked,Had new plugs fitted and still misfire so its not water,condensation.

  • tat 2 er Feb 12, 2009

    I have had my jag fixed,It was the variable timing control solinoid,anyone who has misfire on all one bank should try cleaning it,its under the cam cover and easy job.PURRING like a big cat again!

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Look at your spark plugs holes, one or two probably have water in them, from car wash or condensation from the coil cover

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  • firmin161 Jan 15, 2009

    the other solution would be to get your catalytic converter checked, may be plugged

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