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BAD CYLINDER IN ENGINE

(1990 Jaguar XJ6)
in Philadelphia, PA on June 03, 2010
I JUST BOUGHT A 1990 JAGUAR XJ6 AND THE ENGINE HAS A DEAD CYLINDER. CAN THEY FIX THE CYLINDER OR DO I BUY A NEW ENGINE?
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on June 03, 2010
It could just be a burnt valve. Have the shop do a leak down test to see if it is a valve leaking. If it is a burnt valve then you can remove the head and just repair the valve, without having to replace the whole engine.

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