Date of issue 05/04 Amended 09/04 Bulletin Number XT100-08 Page 1 of 4
Driveshaft Vibration –
Diagnostic Method –
NOTE: THE INFORMATION IN TECHNICAL BULLETINS IS INTENDED FOR USE BY TRAINED, PROFESSIONAL TECHNI-
CIANS WITH THE KNOWLEDGE, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT TO DO THE JOB PROPERLY AND SAFELY. IT INFORMS
THESE TECHNICIANS OF CONDITIONS THAT MAY OCCUR ON SOME VEHICLES, OR PROVIDES INFORMATION THAT
COULD ASSIST IN PROPER VEHICLE SERVICE. THE PROCEDURES SHOULD NOT BE PERFORMED BY “DO-IT-
YOURSELFERS.” DO NOT ASSUME THAT A CONDITION DESCRIBED AFFECTS YOUR CAR. CONTACT A JAGUAR
RETAILER TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE BULLETIN APPLIES TO YOUR VEHICLE.
A new procedure has been developed for use after the WDS Vehicle Vibration Analyzer
(VVA) has confirmed a vehicle vibration.
After a driveshaft vibration has been confirmed using WDS VVA, follow the workshop
procedure outlined below.
Note: There is no Labor Time Allowance to carry out road test
diagnosis. Jaguar recommends a claim of 0.50 hrs. as straight time
Warning: Driveshaft bolts are one-time use only. Use new bolts
for the final repair. Existing bolts may be reused throughout the
1. Raise vehicle on twin-post lift.
2. Check for alignment of the green line on the rear differential flange with white paint
spot on the rear of the driveshaft. If not aligned continue from step 3; if aligned
continue from step 16.
3. Remove the rear driveshaft joint to rear differential flange bolts and links where
4. Rotate the driveshaft and remove the remaining rear driveshaft joint to rear
differential flange securing bolts and links.
5. Displace driveshaft from the rear differential flange.
6. Remove and discard the gasket from the rear differential flange (where installed).
7. Clean the mating faces.
8. Install a new gasket to the rear differential flange, if previously installed.
Remove and destroy Bulletin XT100-08, dated 05/04.
Replace with this Bulletin.
Revisions are marked with a bar and in bold text.