Growling Noise on Deceleration From Rear of Vehicle on Jaguar XJ6

A growling noise may be noticed on deceleration from higher speeds. This type of noise is commonly caused by a bearing failure in the rear differential. Replacement of the rear differential is often necessary to correct this problem.

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Average mileage: 142,666 (114,000–164,000)
6 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1997
8 people reported this problem
problem details
1992 Jaguar XJ6 164,000 mi,
Differential overhaul
1991 Jaguar XJ6 114,000 mi,
paid to have differential rebuilt and it reoccured within a few thousand miles