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How to Replace timing chain on Jaguar X-Type 2.2 D 2005-2009

Special tools

  • Crankshaft pulley holding tool – Jaguar No.303-D055.
  • Flywheel locking tool – Jaguar No.303-698.
  • Universal flange holding wrench – Jaguar No.205-053.

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 on Jaguar X-Type 2.2 D 2001-2009
How to Replace timing chain on Jaguar X-Type 2.2 D 2001-2009

Removal

  • Turn crankshaft clockwise until timing mark on each camshaft sprocket at 12 o’clock position [1] & [2] .
  • Remove crankshaft position (CKP) sensor. Fit flywheel locking tool [3] .

NOTE: Engine at 50° before TDC on No.1 cylinder.

  • Lock timing chain tensioner in retracted position:
      • Release pawl [4] .
      • Push lock in [5] .
      • Insert suitable pin to lock tensioner plunger [6] .
  • Remove tensioner.
  • Remove tensioner rail, chain guides and timing chain.

Installation

  • Ensure flywheel locking tool installed.
  • Insert 6 mm drill bits into camshaft sprockets and injection pump sprocket [7] .
  • Slacken bolts of each camshaft sprocket and injection pump sprocket bolts [8] & [9] .
  • Align copper coloured chain links with timing mark on each sprocket [1] , [2] & [10] .
  • Ensure timing chain is taut between sprockets on non-tensioned side.
      • Remove tensioner locking pin [6] .
  • Tighten bolts of each camshaft sprocket [8] . Tightening torque: 35 Nm.
  • Tighten injection pump sprocket bolts [9] . Tightening torque: 33 Nm.

NOTE: Crankshaft pulley bolts MUST only be used once.

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