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Jaguar XJ6 suspension repair and maintenance. Whhat is

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Jaguar XJ6 suspension repair and maintenance. Whhat is reuired as service item and at what sort of cost, Edinburgh based but can travel
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  Nicola-mod replied 1 month ago.
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Expert:  Matt replied 1 month ago.

Hello

it all depends on the milage and condition really as the suspension bushes can wear over time but its all dependent on how the car has been driven

I've known bushes to need replacement after 50K miles and others to go onto 150K miles

so there's not a service interval as such, just a regular check for play and slack and replace parts as required

to check for worn suspension joints - jack the car up so the wheel is off the ground (you’ll need to do this for all 4 corners) and shake the tyre from top to bottom and from side to side (with someone holding the steering wheel on the front) there should be no play in either direction. Any play in 1 direction will usually require a joint to be replaced, if there’s play in both directions then the wheel bearing may be at fault.

Now with the car jacked up on that side with the wheel about 2 inches off the ground use a steel bar under the wheel and lever the wheel up and down slightly, you should be able to look at the end of the axle and see if the suspension arm is moving up and down separately to the axle.If so replace the bush

Expert:  Matt replied 1 month ago.

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