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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-31-05, 03:01 PM
Terry Kangas
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dying Jag

I just recently finished replacing the head gasket on my 1988 xj6 with 3.6
engine, usual problem, oil leak at right front of head. After I fired it up,
it ran just fine. But after a few short trips, it didn't want to idle. It
ran smooth, but the idle kept getting lower and lower. I checked all the
hose connections and electrical connectors, ok. Finally adjusted the idle up
sightly and it was ok for about a week, but it is starting to idle lower
again and dying. Anyone got an idea?


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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-01-05, 01:01 AM
T.G. Lambach
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Re: dying Jag

I'd suspect a vacuum leak and suggest you check the torque of the intake
manifold's attachment bolts.
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