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1998 Jaguar XJ8 Question: Can anybody identify a rear end grinding noise on a 1998 XJ8.



Data_Master, 3.6L 6 Cylinder, Commerce Township, MI, May 02, 2012, 10:15

An intermittent grinding noise comes from the rear end. This only happens during a light acceleration - just above maintaining a speed, and only happens between 35 and 45 m.p.h., so it seems to be a harmonic. The effect has been around for over a year, and has not deteriorated (or improved). I have checked the U.J.'s and bearings, they seem to be OK.

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