The upper bushings on the front shock absorbers are prone to failure and may produce a rattling/jingling noise as the car is driven over bumps.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your Jaguar XJS
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Jaguar XJS Problems
Although a high rate of engine-related fires have been reported with this engine, most can be attributed to neglected maintenance. The fuel hoses in the engine compartment should be inspected periodically.
Jaguar XJS Recalls (Recent)
Summary: ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED VALVES IN THE CRUISE CONTROL ACTUATOR MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY DUE TO DIRT ENTERING THE VALVES.Learn more »
Summary: THE HIGH TENSION LEAD FROM THE IGNITION COIL CAN MOVE FROM THE PRODUCTION LOCATION CLOSER TO THE #4A FUEL INJECTOR HOSE. THIS COULD LEAD TO THE OUTER AND INNER INJECTOR HOSES CRACKING OR SPLITTING FROM OZONE DETERIORATION.Learn more »
Summary: THE ENGINE HARNESS MAY COME IN CONTACT WITH THE AIR CONDITIONING EXPANSION VALVE PROTECTION PLATE, CAUSING CHAFING OF THE HARNESS.Learn more »
Summary: EXCESSIVE FUEL VAPOR PRESSURE CAN OCCUR THAT, AFTER PROLONGED CYCLING, COULD WEAKEN THE FUEL TANK STRUCTURE.Learn more »
Jaguar XJS Questions and Answers
does the above model jaguar have a reset fuel pump switch?
How do you repair a rear main seal leak? cannot find a simplet straight answer! Thanks.
I was driving my 1990 XJS on open road, the outside temperature was 90+ when suddenly the engine stopped. Fortunately I could pull off the road and I let the car sit for about 45 minutes. Next I tr...
Have no manual / Need intake, exhaust valve setting, please
5.3 Liter 1987 XJS 12 cylinder (2 door coup)
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Jaguar XJS Reviews
My '92 Jaguar xjs convertable hood release cable broke. How can we open the hood/bonnet? Is there a provision for this happening?
Fred in Palm Desert
power steering is hard to add fluid, cannot even see it, and hard to work on.
Touring at it's best! at 100mph blows away Corvettes
this car requires a little maintenance but it is really a pleasure to drive.