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98 XJR, but with a 2001 engine. (1st just.... failed.) The

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39;98 XJR, but with a...
39;98 XJR, but with a 2001 engine. (1st just.... failed.) The car sat unused for a year but now back up. I was able to clean up a bunch of sensors but It gets a misfire on cyl. 8.
JA: Which particular sensor are you asking about? And have any trouble codes been triggered?
Customer: Gives it a lopey idle though it seems to smooth out by(###) ###-####revs. It also has a noisy supercharger at startup but that stops in about 10 seconds.
JA: Are you fixing your XJR yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: a 1316, 1367 code
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No, i've been to a number of shops. But the best have closed. The nearest dealer is 60 miles away.
Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Jaguar
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Jaguar Mechanic: FixItMan, Master Technician replied 1 month ago
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Hello my name is***** you tell me if the vehicle was running fine before it was stored?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Yeah it was, though when I first restarted it, a compression try showed 2 low cylinders. One recovered quickly, the other, not so much. Mechanics told me to get some highway time in and it would improve. It did. Last week I got Pep Boys to do a scan for me. It gave a 1367 code, misfire 8. I've changed the coil but no difference.
Jaguar Mechanic: FixItMan, Master Technician replied 1 month ago

Thank you. The code you are getting is for an ignition circuit failure. Typically this is a coil or wiring issue. Did you clear the code after the coil replacement and then see how long it takes for the code to come back?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Multiple times. Last two times it returned in under 10 miles. Not even enough time for me to get to a highway and higher speeds.
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I've had the codes cleared via scanner AND by disconnecting battery for hours at a time. Same result.
Jaguar Mechanic: FixItMan, Master Technician replied 1 month ago

If the coil is fine and the wiring going to the coil is fine them most of the time the failure is in the ignition control module

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Where is that module located so can have it tested?
Jaguar Mechanic: FixItMan, Master Technician replied 1 month ago

It is internal to the engine control module.

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