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How to Replace timing chain in cylinder head on Jaguar XF 2.2D 2011-

Special tools

  • Camshaft sprocket holding tool – No.205-053.
  • Camshaft sprocket holding tool pins – No.205-053-04.
  • Camshaft timing pin – No.303-1277.
  • Flywheel timing pin – No.303-1270.

General precautions

  • Disconnect battery earth lead.
  • Remove glow plugs to ease turning engine.
  • Turn engine in normal direction of rotation (unless otherwise stated).
  • Observe tightening torques.
  • If fitted: Mark position of crankshaft position (CKP) sensor before removal.
  • Do NOT turn crankshaft via camshaft or other sprockets.
  • Do NOT turn crankshaft or camshaft with timing chain removed.

Valve timing procedures

How to Replace timing chain in cylinder head on Jaguar XF 2.2D 2011-

  • Removal/installation of timing chain requires:
      • Timing belt removal.
  • Ensure flywheel timing pin located correctly [1] .
  • Ensure camshaft timing pin located correctly [2] .
  • Lock timing chain tensioner before carrying out repairs:
      • Lift pin and turn 90° clockwise to lock tensioner plunger [3] .
  • Turn pin 90° anti-clockwise to release tensioner plunger [3] .
  • Remove camshaft housing.
  • Remove camshaft sprocket [4] .
  • Remove timing chain, camshafts and chain tensioner as an assembly.
  • Remove flywheel timing pin.
  • Turn crankshaft anti-clockwise 90° until crankshaft keyway at 9 o’clock position.
  • Align coloured chain links with timing mark on each sprocket [5] & [6] .
  • Install timing chain, camshafts and chain tensioner as an assembly.
  • Install camshaft sprocket [4] .
  • Fit camshaft timing pin [2] .
  • Install camshaft housing.
  • Turn crankshaft clockwise 90° until crankshaft keyway at 12 o’clock position.
  • Fit flywheel timing pin [1] .

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