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First, it's not my Jaguar. About a year ago, a friend bought…

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First, it's not my...

First, it's not my Jaguar. About a year ago, a friend bought a smaller 1960s-vintage Jaguar sedan. He said the car tends to wander. Although I've never even driven a Jaguar, I find it very hard to believe that such a car would handle as badly as American makes from that era.

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Sedan?

It's a 1966 model.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sedan yourself? What have you tried so far?

So far, nothing. I'm looking at possible defects before proceeding further.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No. The body is in good shape. It looks like it was not in a crash.

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Jaguar Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 1 month ago
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Jaguar Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 1 month ago

I agree with your analogy with the exception of a worn out part in the front end, or incorrect tires. The front end parts do need to be checked for wear and proper lubrication too.

Please understand that I don't know your skill level or tools
you have to assist us. Also understand that I can't see, smell,
hear, or touch the vehicle either, so your patience is
appreciated. JA is a great Q/A site, but it does not replace a
repair shop. So please don’t shoot the messenger if I have to
deliver bad news:)
pops up. I don’t get credit for helping you until
you rate me

Thanks, Ron

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Jaguar Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 1 month ago

Did you have any more questions for me at this time?

Please remember that I don't get credit for helping you unless you rate me. Also keep our link in case you need me again later on.

Thanks again, Ron

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Jaguar Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 1 month ago

Thanks again and please remember to rate me 5 stars now
and keep this link in case you need me again later on.
I don’t get credit for assisting you until you rate me
My goal is to assist you in the repair of your vehicle by
supplying you with well educated information. I may not
always have the exact fix you wanted to hear, but my job is
to get you on the right track, which I always do. I can’t hear,
see, smell or touch your vehicle from where I’m at, so your
understanding of that is greatly appreciated. There are no
magical answers, but I do my best to guide you in the right
direction.

Ron

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