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Unread 10-13-2013, 10:51 AM   #1
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1990 xj

Dont see alot of 1990 xjs, does anyone know how many were made?

my other question is what is the switch directly underneath the steering column? its just hanging there and looks like the other factory switches..It has it has a light on it.

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Unread 10-13-2013, 11:51 AM   #2
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Unread 10-13-2013, 02:03 PM   #3
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Picture of so called switch? Rear defroster/fog light/rear wiper/transmission power switch. These are the four factory switches my 1990 XJ came with. There are alot more 1990's out there than you think.
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Unread 10-13-2013, 04:45 PM   #4
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transmission switch

Just found out from the guy i bought it from that when the switch is on the power to economy is activated. So how do i use the switch? city driving off? fwy on ? thanks!! the guys english isn't very good so i appreciate any input
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Unread 10-13-2013, 05:13 PM   #5
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cooling system?

How do I burp the system its a 1990 XJ ? start it get it hot and kink the hose? thanks guys for any input!
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Unread 10-13-2013, 05:45 PM   #6
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How do I burp the system its a 1990 XJ ? start it get it hot and kink the hose? thanks guys for any input!
Why are you kinking the hose? The most recomended way is to find a small hill or lift the rear end high enough so the rear of the engine is above the front. Loosen the coolant temperature sensor on the back of the valve cover and wait for coolant to come out. This helps the air get out. it also helps to drill a tiny hole in your thermostat and place it at the 12 o'clock position to allow any air in the engine to ge out.

As far as the switch it just raises the shift points of the transmission. if you put it in economy it shifts like 200 RPM sooner to keep the engine speed down. Later models were permanently in power mode and the switch was eliminated. I keep mine in economy just because. Most will tell you to put it in power and leave it.
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Unread 10-14-2013, 07:01 PM   #7
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Thanks for the fast response! I think my rear left rear drum need adjustment. What way do I spin the gear to tighten up or down ?
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Unread 10-14-2013, 07:04 PM   #8
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[QUOTE="7ate90xj"]Thanks for the fast response! I think my rear left rear drum needs adjustment. What way do I spin the gear to tighten, up or down ? Thanks and sorry for the rookie question . This is my third xj..
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Unread 10-15-2013, 07:00 AM   #9
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Just found out from the guy i bought it from that when the switch is on the power to economy is activated. So how do i use the switch? city driving off? fwy on ? thanks!! the guys english isn't very good so i appreciate any input
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