1989 Jaguar XJS Repair Question
Asked on March 1, 2011
Jag stall mystery
1989 jag xjs 5.2 conv.130k.used to cut out on only hot days[guage didn't go above norm]wait 15 mins and it wuold start right up and run fine for 5 mins and same thing.now cuts out even cold,not always when idling.changed ignition amplifier,plugs ,coil,fuel pump[2yrs ago] someone said it could be crank sensors,my mechanic says there aren't any on this model,but for a so-called jag expert he's been wrong a bunch of times before.please help,my wife now hates me and my baby.
Replied on December 14, 2011
fire your mechanic. 89 Jag XJSV12 has a crank sensor located at the front of the engine on the left side of the crank pully. Also has a flywheel sensor mounted at the top of the engine at the rear almost in the middle drivers side.. Also they both have soldiered bad connections that are covered up by a plastic cover just a few inches away from the connection to the sensor. take it apart and resoldier the connection.