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2006 Jaguar XJ8 Question: Timing chain/belt



canada, Syracuse, NY, February 15, 2010, 11:09

I am looking at an used 06 Jaguar XJ8 and have read about potential problem with tensioner,timeing chain etc.
Can anyone enlighten me with what it is?

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    Visitor, April 05, 2010, 17:46

    I believe that the issue is limited to the "old" XJ8 from around 1997 -2003 - new models have a different design of tensioner made of metal (not plastic) and so much less likely to fail - my 3.2 V8 is 10 years old and just had tensioners replaced.

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