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Emergency brake pads
Typically, the braking system friction material should be inspected at every tire rotation. The parking brake is integrated with the rear brake calipers. When the brake pad friction material wears down to a low measurement, or the pad's thickness warning...
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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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Car racing and idling high
Hi, these cars have developed many idle issues over the years and there are a few things to check. All the linkages for the throttle should be inspected to make sure that when you release the pedal, the return spring...
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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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