My mother has a 2000 jaguar s-type that is costing her a ton of money to repair and I would greatly appreciate your help to help me try to fix some issues.
The current specific problem is a misfire. OBDII reader shows a P0302 code for cylinder #2 misfire. No random misfire codes and no other codes for specific cylinders. She has had 5 of the 8 coils replaced already.
It appears the coil problem is somewhat common on the S-type. The plugs have all been changed recently also.
I am reasonably mechanically handy but a bit intimidated by the Jaguar as I have only worked on older cars.
First off, I am not sure of the cylinder order. I believe it is passenger side 1-2-3-4 front to back and driver side 5-6-7-8 front to back. Can you confirm this please?
Next question is where the heck is the coil? I know they are coil on plug set up and most cars would have these reasonably accessible but I can't see where these are! I traced the wiring loom to somewhere under the valve cover but can't see where I would access this. Do I go from underneath? And also the alternator seems to be right in the way. Let me know the easiest way to gain access to remove and replace the #2 ignition coil please.
Thanks a lot.
Monday, January 29th, 2007 AT 9:51 AM