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: 139,000 (114,000–164,000)
5 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994
7 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
1992 Jaguar XJ6164,000
Differential overhaul
1991 Jaguar XJ6114,000
paid to have differential rebuilt and it reoccured within a few thousand miles
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