Head Rest Repair

 

This procedure for the Head Rest was done by Mike R

This procedure is a modification of TSB 501-58.   This TSB is directing you to use a piece of heat shrink tubing to replace the head restraint drive cable outer sheathing after cutting it shorter.

This is a new fix for the headrest cable housing.  Mike used a 5/16 compression union. The cable from the end of the housing to the end of the cable was 29 mm.  Mike cut the housing so that he had 41 mm.
That would be aprox 16 mm off housing!  Installed a compression union.  Assembled unit works great and will not come apart!!!

 

HeadRestConnector.jpg

 

 

This procedure is from Stevepaa from SanJose

He used a plastic union and it worked very nicely.


HeadRestConnectorPlastic.jpg

http://www.alliedelec.com/search/productdetail.aspx?SKU=70070410

Ccfulton from Phoenix

The idea of a plumbing fitting got me thinking that SMC makes pneumatic fittings that are all plastic (no rattles) and are slip connections, so would be very easy to install. They have an internal o-ring to keep everything aligned and an inward facing "teeth" to hold it in place.

I used 5/16 but 8mm should also work, as they are the same size. Total length of cable sheath removed was 20mm (12 from the TSB and an additional 8 for the length of the fitting.

SMC KQ2H09
SMC Corporation - KQ2H09-00 - Pneumatics - Fittings - Allied Electronics


 

 

 

Follow Gus_jagrepair on Twitter

You should follow JagRepair.com on Twitter

See us on Facebook

 

 

Please support JagRepair.com

 

 

Home | Contact Us!

JagRepair.com is designed as an information resource and is not a forum.

All information provided is believed to be correct and it is given in good faith. Users of this information will use good judgment and comply with all the safety rules that apply to operating tools and equipment. JagRepair.com cannot be held responsible if any of the information provided is not correct or does not work for you. Owner of the vehicle accepts responsibility with any and all applications they choose to use.

JAGUAR and its logo are the registered trademarks of Jaguar Land Rover Limited. Jaguar Land Rover Limited is not affiliated with JagRepair.com.

JagRepair.com 2012 - 2017 by Gus Glikas. All rights reserved.
The JagRepair logos and all proprietary artwork, photos and content are the property of Gus Glikas and may not be reproduced or distributed without expressed written permission.