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This manual is applicable to the following models: XJS / Jaguar
Model or production year(s): 1990
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"Get a PDF Guide for Luxury Grand Tourer: 1990 Jaguar XJS Engine Fixes Unveiled"
Are you a proud owner or an enthusiast of the iconic 1990 Jaguar XJS luxury grand tourer? If so, we have an exclusive PDF guide that reveals essential engine fixes to enhance your driving experience. This comprehensive resource provides 20-35 engine specs, interesting facts, maintenance tips, common issues and solutions, tuning tips, available accessories, owner reviews, and much more. Read on to discover everything you need to know about maintaining and improving your 1990 Jaguar XJS.
Engine Specs/Technical Specifications:
• The 1990 Jaguar XJS is equipped with a 5.3-liter V12 engine.
• The engine generates a power output of 295 horsepower.
• It features a four-speed automatic transmission.
• The XJS has rear-wheel drive (RWD) configuration.
• The compression ratio is 11.5:1.
• The maximum torque produced by the engine is 332 lb-ft.
• It has an electronically controlled fuel injection system.
• The XJS accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 7.6 seconds.
• The top speed of the vehicle is around 150 mph.
• Fuel consumption is approximately 12-15 miles per gallon.
• The XJS utilizes a double wishbone suspension system.
• It features front and rear anti-roll bars for improved stability.
• The braking system includes four-wheel disc brakes.
• The wheelbase of the XJS measures 102.0 inches.
• The vehicle's length is approximately 191.0 inches.
• It has a curb weight of around 4,000 pounds.
• The XJS comes with 16-inch alloy wheels.
• It has a fuel tank capacity of 22.5 gallons.
• The turning circle diameter is 37.4 feet.
• The XJS offers a spacious interior with seating for four occupants.
• The trunk capacity is approximately 13 cubic feet.
• It features power-adjustable leather seats.
• The vehicle includes power windows and door locks.
• It comes equipped with a premium audio system.
• The XJS has air conditioning for added comfort.
• It features a tilt-adjustable steering column.
• The vehicle includes an anti-theft alarm system.
• It has a comprehensive set of gauges and controls.
• The XJS offers ample legroom and headroom for passengers.
• It includes front and rear fog lights for enhanced visibility.
• The vehicle features power-adjustable side mirrors.
• It comes with a rear spoiler for improved aerodynamics.
• The XJS has a robust chassis for superior handling.
• It includes power-assisted steering for effortless maneuvering.
• The vehicle features a luxurious wood-trimmed interior.
Facts and Details:
- The 1990 XJS marked the final year of the first generation of XJS models.
- It featured a revised interior with improved ergonomics and updated materials.
- The XJS received an updated suspension system for enhanced ride quality.
- This model introduced a new anti-lock braking system (ABS) for improved safety.
- It was praised for its elegant and timeless design, courtesy of renowned designer Geoff Lawson.
- The 1990 XJS was available in both coupe and convertible body styles.
- It was a popular choice among car enthusiasts and collectors due to its classic appeal.
- The XJS featured innovative aerodynamics, reducing drag and improving stability.
- It was known for its refined and smooth driving experience on long-distance journeys.
- The V12 engine of the XJS produced a distinctive and captivating exhaust note.
- The 1990 XJS was lauded for its luxurious interior, offering a perfect blend of comfort and style.
- Despite being a grand tourer, the XJS offered respectable performance and handling capabilities.
Maintenance Intervals, General Maintenance Tips, and Common Issues:
* Regular maintenance intervals for the 1990 Jaguar XJS include oil changes every 3,000-5,000 miles and major services every 30,000 miles.
* It is essential to check and replace the timing belt at the recommended intervals to prevent engine damage.
* Regularly inspect and maintain the cooling system to prevent overheating issues.
* Lubricate the hinges and moving parts of the convertible top mechanism to ensure smooth operation.
* Check the brake pads and discs regularly for wear and replace as necessary.
* Address any electrical issues promptly, as the XJS is known for occasional electrical gremlins.
* Common issues with the XJS include faulty fuel pumps, erratic fuel gauges, and aging engine gaskets.
* Solutions for common issues involve replacing faulty components, conducting thorough electrical checks, and ensuring proper fuel system maintenance.
Popular Tuning Tips or Modifications:
+ Upgrading to a performance exhaust system can enhance the engine's sound and improve exhaust flow.
+ Installing aftermarket suspension components, such as adjustable shocks or sway bars, can enhance handling characteristics.
+ Upgrading the ignition system with high-performance spark plugs and ignition coils can improve engine performance.
+ Replacing the factory air intake system with a cold air intake or a performance air filter can enhance engine responsiveness.
+ Upgrading the braking system with larger rotors and high-performance brake pads can improve stopping power.
+ Installing a limited-slip differential can enhance traction and improve cornering abilities.
+ Adding a performance chip or reprogramming the ECU can optimize engine performance.
Available Accessories and Aftermarket Options:
■ Custom-fit car covers to protect the vehicle's exterior.
■ Upgraded audio systems with modern connectivity options.
■ Luxury interior accessories like wood trim kits and custom floor mats.
■ Performance wheels and tires for improved grip and aesthetics.
■ Chrome trim and body accents for a personalized look.
■ Upgraded lighting options, such as LED headlights and taillights.
■ Convertible top boot covers for convertible models.
■ High-quality car care products and detailing supplies.
■ Upgraded suspension components for enhanced handling.
■ Custom exhaust systems for a sportier sound.
Owner Reviews and Opinions:
Timeless and elegant design.
Comfortable and luxurious interior.
Smooth and refined driving experience.
Powerful V12 engine.
Good long-distance touring capabilities.
Classic appeal and collector's value.
Occasional electrical issues.
Cost of maintenance and repairs.
Fuel economy could be better.
Limited rear seat space.
Availability and cost of certain parts.
Frequently Repaired Items:
• Fuel pump and fuel level sensor
• Engine gaskets and seals
• Cooling system components (radiator, thermostat, water pump)
• Ignition system components (spark plugs, ignition coils)
• Brake pads and discs
• Window regulators and motors
• Convertible top hydraulic system
• Suspension components (bushings, ball joints, shocks)
• Power steering system components (pump, hoses)
• Electrical system repairs (wiring, switches, relays)
• Air conditioning system repairs (compressor, condenser, evaporator)
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