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Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
Category: Jaguar
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I lost the marks on the cam for the timing chain pulleys,

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I lost the marks on the cam for the timing chain pulleys
JA: How many miles on the car? How responsive has your car been lately?
Customer: It's hasn't, I just got it. I just put on a new head gasket
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 86 Jaguar xj6
JA: Are you fixing your XJ6 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I am but I can't see the marks I made for the camshaft to connect to the pulley
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No thank you though
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  Eric replied 1 month ago.


Ok, I need to get the last 8 of the vin to get you directions to set the timing from scratch with the chain off.

Expert:  Eric replied 1 month ago.


Ok, you need the special alignment tool as shown in attached directions to reset the timing

Expert:  Eric replied 1 month ago.

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