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post #16 of 45 Old 09-18-2009, 06:57 PM
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Drop off on Saturday AM. They will probably call me on Tuesday and I'll let you know. Remind you to tell the evaporator story !


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post #17 of 45 Old 09-19-2009, 12:17 PM
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my message went away when i replaced the front diff solenoid and the wire harness 6 months ago. hope this helps
Not what I wanted to hear. I just bought both solenoids for the XK, and I was going to start with replacing the rear one first since it looks easy to do. The front diff looks harder. The cover is mounted to a cross member. I was hoping that replacing the rear one would do the trick so that I could avoid popping the cover off of the front one.

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Wow Kentman, did you get a code for solenoid? How much were the solenoids ?? Mine turned out to be a $35.00 left rear wheel sensor. Of course I had to spend $100 to have the scan done and $80 labor to install it. I decided ti just let the dealer do it.

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No codes. The solenoids are just a hunch. They were $23 each shipped. I figured that I would give them a try first. If those do not do the trick, I will then take it in to get the system scanned. I hate systems that require a special dealer scanner that costs thousands of dollars on the open market.

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Mine just started showing the warning a few days ago.
It's done it a couple of times before but the warnings always went away after a few starts.
It's been 5-6 starts and 60 or so miles and it's showing. I'll start checking for loose/worn wires tomorrow.

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mine popped up a couple days ago the mechanic couldnt get any info said take it to the dealer to get the flash update i read about on the forums.
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I got the flash update, and it did not help me.

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did you end up changing the solenoids? I have had a dealer tell me it is the front solenoid, but was going to charge me 6 hrs labor... is it that big of a job?

but then part of me thinks its just a bug, because I have had the message on and off for the 2 years I have owned it. even after the TSB was done.

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When I finally got my "4 wheel service " checked out.
The dealer said it showed a short triggered it, but they could not find what caused the short.

This happened about 1/3 way thru a 5000 mile trip and all has been well with it since.


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I thought that mine was due to low oil in the front diff. Resealed, refilled. Still get the warning. Tried disconnecting the battery for 1/2 hour. Still get the warning. Tried the 3x off on trick and no codes shown. Dashhawk shows no codes.

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I've read on other sites that dirty speed sensors at the wheels will give the warning.
I had just gotten off a nice long off road trek when the warning came on. So I'll try hosing off the sensors tomorrow.

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did you end up changing the solenoids? I have had a dealer tell me it is the front solenoid, but was going to charge me 6 hrs labor... is it that big of a job?
I am still waiting for the shipment of my solenoids.

The front certainly looks more painful. Six hours sounds a little crazy to me. The differential cover is mounted to a cross member. You will have to unmount the cover from the cross member. Then, you should be able to get it off.

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I am still waiting for the shipment of my solenoids.

The front certainly looks more painful. Six hours sounds a little crazy to me. The differential cover is mounted to a cross member. You will have to unmount the cover from the cross member. Then, you should be able to get it off.
I took me 2 1/2 hours to get the front diff cover off and about 1 hour to get it cleaned, resealed & reinstalled.

There's one cover bolt that's a pain to get to, even after dropping the diff as far as it would go.

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Where exactly is that connector, and how do I ensure that I do not break it?

I will probably wait until I am due for a fluid swap to do the solenoids. I have another 12K miles until the next swap on the XK. The fluids are not cheap, and I would hate to throw away perfectly good fluid. I will just keep an eye on level between now and then. It will take me about a year to get another 12K.

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Where exactly is that connector, and how do I ensure that I do not break it?
It sits on top of the differential.
I slid the red tab back and tried pulling the plug but it didn't move, so I tried using a screw driver, and then it broke. Not doing what I did will ensure that you don't break it the way I did, but you may find another way to break it.


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