Jaguar XK8 - Answered Questions & Fixed Issues


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1999 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Feb 21, 2019 | 78 views


Friend, your situation could be taking place on ANY vehicle, not just the Jag. Anytime this type of thing happens, no matter what it happens to be, ALWAYS go directly to the ground. Check ALL your ground connections on every ground wire you can find, and the ones you can't find, under the dash that are held to the firewall and any metal braces by a simple little screw that could be loose. I find this stuff is a LOT like connecting a trailer to a vehicle for the lights. Sure it's wired properly, you know what your doing!!! Then you check and tighten the ground wires between the vehicle and trailer and it now works. ALWAYS go directly to the ground connections. That's normal procedure. If it still doesn't work, get out the test light and start checking for power. But then your not doing trailer lighting. Get yourself a wiring diagram and check it closely.

1998 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Jan 12, 2019 | 251 views


Transmission fluid is for life.
If however, it has had a hard life, towing etc then changing the fluid every 180,000 miles is recommended.
48,000 is not even run in.

1999 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Feb 18, 2018 | 333 views


it sounds like the lift mechanism/regulator has worn out or siezed and needs replacing

Jaguar XK8 Cars... | Answered on Jan 24, 2018 | 201 views


make sure the door handle on the outside has returned to normal position, sometimes the cold will make them stick. The door opens but the outside handle sticks open and the door won't latch. Hope this helps.

1998 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Nov 30, 2017 | 108 views


Take a look at this video:

Jaguar XK8 Cars... | Answered on Nov 29, 2017 | 31 views


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1998 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Oct 11, 2017 | 279 views


The Owner's Manual should tell you what the "S" is for.
It could be for Service, which would mean you need work done on the car.
It could be something as simple as a Tune-up, or more complicated such as a sensor going bad to the really complicated repair of needing a new timing belt.

1997 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Sep 15, 2017 | 19 views


Having a restoration shop and running several newer Jaguars I have seen similar situations. Intermittent multiple errors such as these can be caused by a low battery (or corroded connections) that "fool the computers". Also had a '99 XJ8 VDP have exactly the same issues over several months. Issue was a manufacturing fault in the sensors on the throttle body that caused the "limp home" mode - usually in stop and go traffic. Jaguar had an inspection and recall on the throttle bodies but that vehicle had gone through 3 different Jaguar dealers for service and none looked at TSB/Recall or performed the necessary checks on the throttle body. Tried cleaning the throttle several times (per Jaguar TSBs) but no change. Had to replace throttle body & problem solved (over 30,000 miles since then). Recommend making sure all air connections to throttle are clean and open and cleaning the throttle area to see if that helps.

On newer Jaguars (and other Al bodied cars) similar problems occur when the "ground" connections to the body become poor (usually through corrosion but sometimes through collisions). Connections may look perfectly normal but have high resistance. Careful when working with the connections - the posts are usually very loosely fastened to the bodies. Good luck.

Jaguar XK8 Cars... | Answered on Sep 10, 2017 | 32 views


there could be lots of reasons. you need to get a obd2 code reader or someone with relevant diagnostic gear to help. sounds like you have a problem with the can network the drivers door module is part of that system so is the security system. it may let not start the engine go to someone with correct diagnostic equipment thats my advise

1999 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Sep 09, 2017 | 291 views


its easy just follow the instructions in your kit

2007 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Aug 22, 2017 | 135 views


first job is to check the part load and main beather hoses are ok the stability system light may be a false indicator if the engine has stalled best is to get fault codes out of the ecm with a code reader to help but air leaks on the engine inlet side can cause strange/seeming unrelated symptoms

1997 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Aug 22, 2017 | 90 views


Hello
That usually happens when you have a loose regulator , which in effect would not set the window properly.

The regulator has to be in good condition for the setting to stay as it should be,

2004 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Aug 16, 2017 | 97 views


check the PNRD safe switch located on transmission

1998 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Jul 08, 2017 | 75 views


The light will go off only when the fault in the ABS system has been repaired.

Jaguar XK8 Cars... | Answered on Jun 18, 2017 | 130 views


In short you can't.

Jaguar XK8 Cars... | Answered on Jun 18, 2017 | 598 views


you may try adding a engine oil flush follow the instructions on the container if the lifter is blocked that may help but that engine at that model/year suffered with worn nicosyl coated liners which made the engine poor starting/noisy unless it has been reworked with cast liners

Jaguar XK8 Cars... | Answered on May 12, 2017 | 57 views


Is it the PSI specs good {30PSI?} If not u have to start w checking 4 vacuum leaks, oxygen sensors, get emissions test to get all other emissions read (HC, NOX, CO) All the readings will give the tech a path. U have to have the right amt of fuel going into the pump & regulator to get the right PSI too. Clogged exhaust? The possibilities go on. Good Luck

Jaguar XK8 Cars... | Answered on Mar 25, 2017 | 22 views

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