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Greetings, where can I find the trunk release pull cord
The manual trunk release is inside the trunk is about a foot from the latch for the trunk. You have to remove the back seat to in order to reach in and pull the release with the yellow handle. Alternatively,...
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Manual Trunk Release
The manual trunk release is inside the trunk about a foot from the latch for the trunk. You have to remove the back seat to reach in and pull the release with the yellow handle. You should be able to...
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Doors Need Oiled?
I would suggest having the doors hinges and swing arm rod checked for binding. If you live near an area that has a lot of exposure to salt water then corrosion may be binding the doors. Have a certified mechanic,...
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TRUNK FUSE BOX
The trunk has two fuse panels one on left rear and one on right rear of trunk area. The one on the right has the fuel pump relay and fuse. The trunk door lock is in series with all the...
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ANTI THEFT SYSTEM
You may have caused the anti-theft system to be enabled, you'll need to get the vehicle hooked up with a dealer level scanner to disable it and open the trunk for you. The dealer can actuate the trunk lock through...
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auto transmission leak,when cold would take long time to shift down and then fine, suddenly leak from around bottom bell housing
The transmission cooler lines go into the radiator to keep the transmission fluid cooled. It may be possible that the engine radiator leak has caused the transmission to get hot and now the transmission front pump seal or front shaft...
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Squeaking noise, battery loses power. 1996 Jaguar XJ6
Hi there, thank for writing in about your 1997 Jaguar XJ6. It sounds like the alternator drive belt (accessory belt) is loose, glazed, or worn out, and should be replaced. A second possibility is that the belt tensioner has lost...
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Car stalls, have to start from neutral. 1997 Jaguar XJ6
This might be the idle air control valve failing. Since this is one of the electronic engine controls which interacts with the engine management system to control idling specifically, it is a prime candidate for this mode of failure. This...
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Car stalls intermittently, check engine light on, 1995 Jaguar XJ6
It is possible that your Exhaust Gas Recalculation system (EGR) is faulty, and is venting exhaust back into the engine at the wrong time (during idle). There is a Recall for you year and model (T493) relating to a problem...
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Gas pedal hard to press, car wouldn't move
The "stiff" gas pedal issue is most likely caused by a dirty throttle body in the air intake system. Cleaning the throttle body should relieve this symptom. The lack of "Drive" selection, unless first selecting "Reverse", could be a loose...
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Bad gas mileage, rough idling, rear end noise
Hi there, thank you for writing in about your 1997 Jaguar XJ6. The poor mileage and a rough idle is potentially due to a bad coolant temperature sensor or a broken wire to this sensor (the coolant temp sensor that...
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Car will not start or go in gear - 1996 XJ6 Jaguar
Hi there. In most cases, a malfunctioning brake light will not trigger an error code that renders the engine non-compliant. What may be the cause of this issue is if the transmission gear shift solenoid or neutral safety switch was...
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Transmission only works in reverse.
Hi there. Circuit 1 failure means that there is a blown fuse in your fuse box. Look in the fuse box for a blown fuse and replace it. The circuit may relate to the transmission shift module. If you replace...
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P0300, P0303, P1313, and P1314 codes are read on the scanner.
Hi there. The codes p0300 and p0303 are for the engine having a misfire. P0300 is for a random misfire where p0303 says that cylinder 3 had a misfire all the time. The code p1314 means that the catalytic converter...
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Will an 94 jaguar xjs alternator fit and work on an 94 jaguar xj6
The XJ6 uses a 120 amp alternator (AC Delco 334-1203) while the XJS uses a 115 amp alternator (AC Delco 334-1859). The terminal connections on the two alternators are NOT in the same position. Inasmuch as the part numbers for...
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Battery or starter
Hi There, It sounds like you may have some kind of short or electrical problem with getting power to certain parts of the vehicle. The car not starting may be related to this as well or it may be related...
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How do I fix O2 sensor heater cylinders 1-6 circuit malfunction?
The oxygen sensor heater is integral to the sensor assembly itself. It is not separately serviceable. If the heater tests bad, the entire sensor is replaced as an assembly. In your case, P1193 refers to an oxygen sensor which is...
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Car shaking and check engine light blinking
Hi Mark, There are a few things that can cause the shaking and engine light to come on. Generally, this happens when there is a misfire due to a spark problem or an over or under fueling problem. Things like...
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Jaguar looses power when it warms up.
It's important to check for water in the fuel on the XJ's from the 1990's because faulty design of the filler neck allows water to enter the fuel tank. You will want to check the fuel pressure of course, so...
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My 94 jaguar idles rough, stutters then cuts out. This happens when engine is cold or warm.
Check for a vacuum leak on the engine. A vacuum leak will cause the engine to rough rough and stall out when the engine is cold or hot. If there is no vacuum leak, then the Mass Air Flow Sensor...

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