Jaguar xfs 275bhp reg 2009 brake pads

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Mine needed a 9mm hex. Which isn't special unless your kit goes 5, 6, 7, 8, 10.
Make sure you have one if needed.
 

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Yes, you need a 9 mm hex driver for the front brake caliper slide pins and as noted they are rarely included in hex driver sets.
Plenty on Fleabay, Amazon etc though.
The first time I did the brakes on my old 2010 XFS I took the car to my favourite exhaust shop which had an auto mechanic and brake specialist next door and even they didn't have a 9 mm hex driver!
You also need a 7 mm hex driver for the rear brake caliper pins but they are much more commonly included in sets.
 

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Mine needed a 9mm hex. Which isn't special unless your kit goes 5, 6, 7, 8, 10.
Make sure you have one if needed.
Thank you for the info last night started to do the brakes and you can guess what no 9 mm hex so have to try and get one from somewere
 

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Yes, you need a 9 mm hex driver for the front brake caliper slide pins and as noted they are rarely included in hex driver sets.
Plenty on Fleabay, Amazon etc though.
The first time I did the brakes on my old 2010 XFS I took the car to my favourite exhaust shop which had an auto mechanic and brake specialist next door and even they didn't have a 9 mm hex driver!
You also need a 7 mm hex driver for the rear brake caliper pins but they are much more commonly included in sets.
Cheers for your input and yes out 60/70 allan keys and hex keys no 9 mm
 

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I tried every set I could find and couldn't get one anywhere on a Saturday. Had to reassemble the car and order one up.
Other piece of advice -
Paint the end of the wheel lock key a bright colour and ensure you remove it after refitting the wheel (postit note on the steering wheel etc). Seems obvious but unlike on most other cars, It sits recessed and is easy to miss. I've twice left mine on the wheel accidentally and lost it. It's now bright red.
 
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