Jaguar XK 2003 Misc. Document Lower Wishbone Front Bushing PDF

Date of issue 04/03 Amended 08/03 Bulletin Number 204-S499 Page 1 of 6
DATE
204-S499
04/03
Amended 08/03
V8 XJ Series/XK
SERVICE
TECHNICAL BULLETIN
1999-2000 MY XK Range
1999-2000 MY V8 XJ Series
034426-A06104
862295-F11235
MODEL
VIN
Lower Wishbone Front Bushing –
Change Of Specification –
Service Action S499
Issue:
As a result of ongoing quality improvements, Jaguar Cars has identified an opportunity to
address a potential concern on a number of vehicles within the above VIN range, whereby the
lower wishbone bushings in the front arms may split.
Analysis has confirmed vehicles manufactured after February 2000 are less likely to exhibit this
concern due to manufacturing improvements to parts used from that date. Therefore, this action
is only applicable to vehicles within the above VIN range.
The latest specification replacement parts for the wishbone front arm bushings are:
XK Series vehicles - MNE 1360CA
V8 XJ Series vehicles - MNE 1360BB
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wishbone bushing MNE wishbone bushing MNE
wishbone bushing MNE wishbone bushing MNE
wishbone bushing MNE
1360BB in place of MNE 1360AB in the Fr1360BB in place of MNE 1360AB in the Fr
1360BB in place of MNE 1360AB in the Fr1360BB in place of MNE 1360AB in the Fr
1360BB in place of MNE 1360AB in the Fr
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ont Loweront Lower
ont Lower
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ishbone on
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V8 XJ vehicles forV8 XJ vehicles for
V8 XJ vehicles for
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some some
some
time. If, aftertime. If, after
time. If, aftertime. If, after
time. If, after
inspection of the vehicle, it is determined that MNE 1360BB is alr inspection of the vehicle, it is determined that MNE 1360BB is alr
inspection of the vehicle, it is determined that MNE 1360BB is alr inspection of the vehicle, it is determined that MNE 1360BB is alr
inspection of the vehicle, it is determined that MNE 1360BB is alr
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On XK vehicles you should check DDWOn XK vehicles you should check DDW
On XK vehicles you should check DDWOn XK vehicles you should check DDW
On XK vehicles you should check DDW
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any other any other
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you have access to, to ensuryou have access to, to ensur
you have access to, to ensur
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eplacedeplaced
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with the latest level parts (MNE 1360CA) prior to carrying out this Service Action.with the latest level parts (MNE 1360CA) prior to carrying out this Service Action.
with the latest level parts (MNE 1360CA) prior to carrying out this Service Action.with the latest level parts (MNE 1360CA) prior to carrying out this Service Action.
with the latest level parts (MNE 1360CA) prior to carrying out this Service Action.
Note:Note:
Note:Note:
Note: This Service Action details the
inspection and possibleinspection and possible
inspection and possibleinspection and possible
inspection and possible replacement
of both wishbone front arm bushings. This policy applies to vehicles affected
by this Service Action only.
Action:
To ensure that the performance of the front lower wishbone bushings on the vehicles within the
above VIN ranges is maintained to the latest level,
inspect and, if necessarinspect and, if necessar
inspect and, if necessarinspect and, if necessar
inspect and, if necessar
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, replace the lower
wishbone front arm bushings at the
next service oppornext service oppor
next service oppornext service oppor
next service oppor
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VISUAL INSPECTION OF BUSHINGSVISUAL INSPECTION OF BUSHINGS
VISUAL INSPECTION OF BUSHINGSVISUAL INSPECTION OF BUSHINGS
VISUAL INSPECTION OF BUSHINGS
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o be carried out on XJ Series vehicles only to identify the level of bushing fitted.o be carried out on XJ Series vehicles only to identify the level of bushing fitted.
o be carried out on XJ Series vehicles only to identify the level of bushing fitted.o be carried out on XJ Series vehicles only to identify the level of bushing fitted.
o be carried out on XJ Series vehicles only to identify the level of bushing fitted.
Note:Note:
Note:Note:
Note:
This method cannot be used on XK vehicles since the MNEThis method cannot be used on XK vehicles since the MNE
This method cannot be used on XK vehicles since the MNEThis method cannot be used on XK vehicles since the MNE
This method cannot be used on XK vehicles since the MNE
1360BB and MNE 1360CA1360BB and MNE 1360CA
1360BB and MNE 1360CA1360BB and MNE 1360CA
1360BB and MNE 1360CA
bushing cannot be distinguished visually bushing cannot be distinguished visually
bushing cannot be distinguished visually bushing cannot be distinguished visually
bushing cannot be distinguished visually
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Remove and destroy Bulletin 204-S499, dated 04/03.
Replace with this Bulletin.
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