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Experience:  Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing
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Just got my 91 jag xjs on the road drove it 20 miles then it

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just got my 91 jag xjs on the road drove it 20 miles then it died starts back after about 5 minutes dies again
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: yes
JA: Are you fixing your XJ-S yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: cheked fuel pressure valve got gas there
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: it set for about 2 years
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  Matt replied 2 months ago.


if its sat for 2 years its possible that the gas in the tank is very stale

was the fuel tank drained of the old stuff before filling with fresh?

also is the battery new? as unless its been sat on a battery conditioner all this time then it too will have deacyed

also what engine size is the car and how many miles are on it?

Expert:  Matt replied 2 months ago.

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