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  1. XK8 / XKR (X100) 1996 - 2005
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  2. Engines
    My XF 3.0 V6 Diesel died recently from a snapped secondary timing chain when a broken tensioner shoe caught between the sprocket and chain. The dealer actually had the engine removed and wanted to charge me A$ 45,000 to repair. OK everyone stop laughing this is serious. Despite what they...
  3. XJ8 / XJR (X308) 1997 - 2003
    Please can anyone tell me what I should have to hand for an initial inspection of my upper tensioners? I don't want to buy replacement tensioners and a cam locking kit unless I need to do the job. But will I need a cam cover gasket kit and will I need gaskets for the spark plugs? Although my...
  4. XJ8 / XJR (X308) 1997 - 2003
    Hello all Is there a recommended mileage when this should be looked at as a matter of course? On a 4.0 V8. In fact, is the 3.2 any different in this regard? I cant hear anything suspicious but would like to sort it before anything untoward happens if i need to. Or can i just forget it until...
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