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I have a '14 F Type with 42k miles. Was running great but then engine light suddenly came on and car was sputtering in lower gears. Took to Jag dealership next day and they said 3 fuel injectors failed. Gave me a quote of $2400 to fix. I had them call my extended warranty company (Liberty Bell in NJ) to file a claim. I am supposedly covered bumper 2 bumper with their "platinum prime" tier coverage which definitely covers fuel system. However, they denied the claim blaming it on flood damage the car incurred 6 months earlier. The dealership and every other mechanic I've spoken with denies that the flood has any correlation to the fuel injector issue. Anyway, I told them to go ahead and fix it and I would pay the 2400 out of pocket. But then they called me back a few days later and told me there was a "situation". When I called back they told me that the injectors had seized or were "fused" inside the engine's cylinder head. The estimate now is at $12,000+ because they say they have to send out to a machine to remove the stuck injectors and this is very labor intensive (40+ hours). I don't know what to do and I love my Jag but at this point I may have to sell it for parts and scrap metal unless someone has a better idea because I cannot pay that kind of money. If this situation has any relation to the flood damage from 6 months ago it would be easy...I would just reopen my claim with Geico my regular insurance who covered that damage the last time. As far as Liberty Bell, I can't even sue them in FL where I live as their contract says they can only be sued in NJ and it must go to Arbitration first. After the flood 6 months ago, the fix was a new alternator, auxillary battery and air flow sensor. In total it was a little over 2g which was covered by Geico. But for what Jag of Ft. Laud is charging now, I could probably get a whole new engine. I have also gotten Jag USA involved and they assigned me a case, but I don't know how effective that will be. Any good ideas much appreciated. Thanks a lot!
 

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I’ve heard from friends that replacing engine with a Chevrolet 350cu in V-8 is happening more these days
 

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Is there a programmer with the ability to lessen the extra fuel that is “dumped” that makes the crackle and pop (back firing sound)? I understand Jaguar does this fuel dump to make the sound.... Is this correct?
 

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I have a '14 F Type with 42k miles. Was running great but then engine light suddenly came on and car was sputtering in lower gears. Took to Jag dealership next day and they said 3 fuel injectors failed. Gave me a quote of $2400 to fix. I had them call my extended warranty company (Liberty Bell in NJ) to file a claim. I am supposedly covered bumper 2 bumper with their "platinum prime" tier coverage which definitely covers fuel system. However, they denied the claim blaming it on flood damage the car incurred 6 months earlier. The dealership and every other mechanic I've spoken with denies that the flood has any correlation to the fuel injector issue. Anyway, I told them to go ahead and fix it and I would pay the 2400 out of pocket. But then they called me back a few days later and told me there was a "situation". When I called back they told me that the injectors had seized or were "fused" inside the engine's cylinder head. The estimate now is at $12,000+ because they say they have to send out to a machine to remove the stuck injectors and this is very labor intensive (40+ hours). I don't know what to do and I love my Jag but at this point I may have to sell it for parts and scrap metal unless someone has a better idea because I cannot pay that kind of money. If this situation has any relation to the flood damage from 6 months ago it would be easy...I would just reopen my claim with Geico my regular insurance who covered that damage the last time. As far as Liberty Bell, I can't even sue them in FL where I live as their contract says they can only be sued in NJ and it must go to Arbitration first. After the flood 6 months ago, the fix was a new alternator, auxillary battery and air flow sensor. In total it was a little over 2g which was covered by Geico. But for what Jag of Ft. Laud is charging now, I could probably get a whole new engine. I have also gotten Jag USA involved and they assigned me a case, but I don't know how effective that will be. Any good ideas much appreciated. Thanks a lot!
There are used F-Type engines on EBAY for a lot less and you could sell parts off your old one.
 

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I just read a sticky posting on JaguarForums.com listing injector failure as being one of the more common problems with V6 and more so with V8 F-Types. I have attached the video. It talks to the possible reason for the problem and the possible solution to avoiding the problem by using periodic doses of Lucas injector cleaner with fuel fill-ups. Sorry this does talk to your particular porblem but may help explain the dealer's response for a car with 42K miles, though IMO it should never happen.
Official Sticky Thread For Known Issues - Jaguar Forums - Jaguar Enthusiasts Forum
 
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