Re: How do I get to the oil filter in my 1997 XJR?!!
Wellcome to Jaguar engineering.
"William J." <WillsJS@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> Hi everyone,
> I've never posted to the group because, well, I've never owned a
> Jag until now! I just bought a 1997 XJR and decided yesterday to
> change the oil myself, that is until I tried to remove the oil filter.
> Can anyone tell me what exactly is the procedure in getting the oil
> filter off and free of the engine block? I could barely get my hand
> on it, much less get any torque to turn it---and on top of that, it
> seemed even if I did get it unscrewed, I still would have an
> impossible time getting it free from the engine because of the wiring
> and an especially annoying bracing bar that runs right in front of the
> filter. So, what's the trick? Any advice or suggestions would be much
> William J.