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Jaguar XJ12: manuals and parts catalogues

A manual on your Jaguar XJ12? Here are factory workshop manuals and parts catalogues for maintenance and repair of Jaguar cars. They provide detailed instructions to solve technical problems yourself and to repair or replace parts.

Jaguar XJ12, XJS & Sovereign / Daimler Double Six - 12-cylinder (1972-1988) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Haynes workshop manual on the:
- Jaguar XJ12, XJS and Sovereign
- Daimler Double Six (including the models Vanden Plas, XJSC and HE)
Series 1, 2 and 3.

Versions: Saloon (1972-1988), XJ Coupé (1972-1988) and XJS (1975-1985).

Petrol engines: V12 - 5.3 (5343 cc).

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the XJS Convertible.

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the Jaguar XJ12, XJS and Sovereign / Daimler Double Six describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engine (distribution, belts, valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump, seals and radiator).
It also addresses issues related to the heater, fuel system, exhaust, starting and charging system. Furthermore, it covers work on the clutch, gearbox, driveshafts, braking system, suspension, steering gear, body, interior and electrical system.

  • Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild.
  • Includes a maintenance schedule, technical specifications, torque wrench settings and troubleshooting tables.
  • Clear and detailed wiring diagrams for easy reference.

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Specs:256 pages, 27 x 21 x 1.9 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 x 0.75 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 2014)
Series:Haynes Service and Repair Manual (0478)
Book: Jaguar XJ12, XJS & Sovereign / Daimler Double Six - 12-cylinder (1972-1988) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Jaguar XJ12, XJS & Sovereign / Daimler Double Six - 12-cylinder (1972-1988)

Language: English

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Jaguar XJ12 & XJ 5.3 / Daimler Double Six (1972-1979) - Owners Workshop Manual

Autobooks guide to servicing, overhaul and repairs on the passenger cars:
- Jaguar XJ12 (1972-1972)
- Jaguar XJ 5.3 (1975-1979)
- Daimler Double Six (1972-1979).

Petrol engine: V12 - 5.3 L (5343 cc).

Production years: 1972-1979.

This Autobooks Owners Workshop Manual on the Jaguar XJ12 and XJ 5.3 / Daimler Double Six provides comprehensive step-by-step instructions for work on the V12 engine, fuel system, ignition and cooling.
Covers also the clutch, gearbox, rear axle, front and rear suspension, steering box, brakes, the electrical system and the body.

  • Includes tables with detailed service data and torque specifications.
  • Complete with wiring diagrams.

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Specs:156 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs, drawings and exploded views
Publisher:Autobooks / Brooklands Books (GB, 1979)
Series:Autobooks Owners Workshop Manual (OWM 923)
Book: Jaguar XJ12 & XJ 5.3 / Daimler Double Six (1972-1979) - Owners Workshop Manual

Jaguar XJ12 & XJ 5.3 / Daimler Double Six (1972-1979)

Language: English

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Jaguar XJ12 - Series 1 (1968-1973) - Official Repair Operation Manual

Official factory workshop manual for maintenance and repair of the Jaguar XJ12 Series 1.

Production years: 1968-1973.

Covers the complete vehicle:
- engine (cylinder head, engine block, fuel system, ignition, lubrication, cooling, heater / air conditioning and exhaust)
- driveline (transmission, propeller shaft, rear axle and differential)
- chassis (front axle, suspension, shock absorbers, steering system, brakes, servo unit, handbrake, wheel bearings and wheels)
- electrical system (battery, starter, alternator, voltage regulator, headlamps, tail lights, turn signals, dashboard, windscreen wipers, electric windows)
- body (welded components, bumpers, bonnet, fenders, doors, boot lid, fixed windows, window mechanisms, seats, dashboard, interior trim, interior lamps).

  • Clear, very detailed instructions with drawings, photos and specifications.
  • High-quality reprint.
  • This is the same technical manual as was used in the Jaguar dealer's workshop at the time. Jaguar reference: E172/1 (1972).

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Author:Jaguar Cars Ltd
Specs:484 pages, 29.5 x 21 x 2.8 cm / 11.6 x 8.25 x 1.1 in, paperback
Illustrations:profusely illustrated
Publisher:Jaguar Cars Ltd (GB, 2017)
Book: Jaguar XJ12 - Series 1 (1968-1973) - Official Repair Operation Manual

Jaguar XJ12 - Series 1 (1968-1973) - Official Repair Operation Manual

Language: English

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Jaguar XJ12 / Daimler Double Six - Series 2 (1973-1979) - Official Repair Operation Manual (Hard Cover)

Official factory workshop manual (reprint) for maintenance and repair of the Daimler Double Six and Jaguar XJ12 Series 2.

Production years: 1973-1979.

Covers the complete vehicle:
- engine (cylinder head, engine block, fuel system, ignition, lubrication, cooling, heater / air conditioning and exhaust)
- driveline (transmission, propeller shaft, rear axle and differential)
- chassis (front axle, suspension, shock absorbers, steering system, brakes, servo unit, handbrake, wheel bearings and wheels)
- electrical system (battery, starter, alternator, voltage regulator, headlamps, tail lights, turn signals, dashboard, windscreen wipers, electric windows)
- body (welded components, bumpers, bonnet, fenders, doors, boot lid, fixed windows, window mechanisms, seats, dashboard, interior trim, interior lamps).

  • Clear, very detailed instructions with drawings, photos and specifications.
  • High-quality reprint.
  • This is the same technical manual as was used in the Jaguar dealer's workshop at the time. Jaguar reference: E190/4 (1979).

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Author:British Leyland Limited
Specs:360 pages, 29.5 x 21.5 x 2.2 cm / 11.6 x 8.5 x 0.87 in, hardback
Illustrations:profusely illustrated
Publisher:Brooklands Books (GB, 1992)
Book: Jaguar XJ12 / Daimler Double Six - Series 2 (1973-1979) - Official Repair Operation Manual (Hard Cover)

Jaguar XJ12 / Daimler Double Six - Series 2 (1973-1979) - Official Repair Operation Manual (Hard Cover)

Language: English

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Jaguar XJ6, XJ12 - Series 3 (1979-1987) - Official Service Manual

Official factory workshop manual (reprint) for maintenance and repair of the Jaguar XJ6 and XJ12 Series 3.

Production years: 1979-1987.

Covers the complete vehicle:
- engine (cylinder head, engine block, fuel system, ignition, lubrication, cooling, heater / air conditioning and exhaust)
- driveline (transmission, propeller shaft, rear axle and differential)
- chassis (front axle, suspension, shock absorbers, steering system, brakes, servo unit, handbrake, wheel bearings and wheels)
- electrical system (battery, starter motor, alternator, voltage regulator, headlamps, tail lights, turn signals, dashboard, windscreen wipers, electric windows)
- body (welded components, bumpers, bonnet, fenders, doors, boot lid, fixed windows, window mechanisms, seats, dashboard, interior trim, interior lamps).

  • Clear, very detailed instructions with drawings, photos and specifications.
  • High-quality reprint.
  • This is the same technical manual as was used in the Jaguar dealer's workshop at the time. Jaguar reference: AKM9006.

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Specs:512 pages, 29 x 21 x 3.3 cm / 11.4 x 8.25 x 1.3 in, paperback
Illustrations:profusely illustrated
Publisher:Jaguar Cars Ltd (GB, 1998)
Book: Jaguar XJ6, XJ12 - Series 3 (1979-1987) - Official Service Manual

Jaguar XJ6, XJ12 - Series 3 (1979-1987) - Official Service Manual

Language: English

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Jaguar XJ12 - Series 3 / Daimler Double Six - Series 3 (August 1985 onwards) - Official Parts Catalogue

Official parts catalogue (reprint) for the:
- Jaguar XJ12 - Series 3
- Daimler Double Six - Series 3.

Production years: since 08/1985.

Contains drawings (exploded views) and lists with parts numbers. This is the same parts catalogue that was used in the Jaguar / Daimler dealer's workshop at the time. Jaguar reference: RTC9898CA (11/1987).

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Specs:440 pages, 29.5 x 21 cm / 11.6 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous drawings
Publisher:Jaguar Cars Ltd (GB, 2017)
Book: Jaguar XJ12 - Series 3 / Daimler Double Six - Series 3 (August 1985 onwards) - Official Parts Catalogue

Jaguar XJ12 - Series 3 / Daimler Double Six - Series 3 (August 1985 onwards) - Official Parts Catalogue

Language: English

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Related titles:

Jaguar XJ6, XJ & Sovereign ( 86-94)

Jaguar XJ6, XJ & Sovereign (Oct 1986-Sept 1994)

Jeff Kibler

English | paperback | 250 p. | 2016

Jaguar XJ6 (1988-1994)

Jaguar XJ6 - All models (1988-1994) (USA)

Mike Stubblefield, John Haynes

English | paperback | 256 p. | 2007

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