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only when there is a problem as reported by the fault codes. With engines controlled by the ECM the voltages that are required to operate spark plugs is very high ( in excess of 60.000 volts) This in turn means that the current flow across the electrodes of the plugs is minimal and so the electrodes do not burn as they did in years gone by. There are manufacturers today that fit v6 engines in the engine bays where the rear 3 plugs cannot be easily reached and so they fit platinum plugs and recommend that they never be changed. It really is a preference thing but as the ECM continually tunes the engine (hundreds of times a minute) tune ups are basically a thing of the past and any problems will be recorded in the fault codes.

2008 Jaguar XJ8 | Answered on Feb 26, 2015


Same as any other Ford engine. Plugs every 50K to 60K.

2008 Jaguar XJ8 | Answered on Feb 16, 2015


Raise the ride height? It looks like your front air shock absorbers have failed... of could be the air line manifold near the metal air storage tank.

2008 Jaguar XJ8 | Answered on Oct 26, 2014


Water valve is stuck or not being operated

Jaguar XJ8 Cars... | Answered 2 days ago


Put 2 gallons in and let the fuel pump run.

Jaguar XJ8 Cars... | Answered on Jan 31, 2019


will not raise in cold weather? do they go up in warm weather ? you may have condensate in your air lines that freezes . Evacuate the lines and clear the compressor drain .

Jaguar XJ8 Cars... | Answered on Jan 18, 2018


you must mean out of limp mode.

Jaguar XJ8 Cars... | Answered on Nov 30, 2017


try disconnecting and reconnecting your battery cable.it does wonders sometimes.
good luck.

Jaguar XJ8 Cars... | Answered on Nov 29, 2017


I. make sure your battery is ok first.
2.using your key unlock and lock your drivers door a couple of times; then try starting the car.
3.if you have a spare key ' try using it to see if it start your car. if it start with spare key then your main key needs a new chip.
good luck and god bless.

Jaguar XJ8 Cars... | Answered on Nov 29, 2017


my suggestion is to clean your throttle body.it might take care of it.

Jaguar XJ8 Cars... | Answered on Nov 29, 2017


the most common problems with the aj26/27 engine cooling system problems 1 thermostat 2 waterpump 3 blocked radiator the cooling temp indicator on the dash defaults to norm unless ther is a serious overheat perhaps its ok as it is if no one has changed any hoses and put in the wrong way then check 1 first then 2 then 3 is the cooling fan coming in al lthe time?thermostat is favorite

Jaguar XJ8 Cars... | Answered on Nov 29, 2017


not sure what model you are asking about? in 1988 there was the series 3. the xjs 5,3 v12. and the 6 cyl 3.6 and 4.0 ltr give me the vehicle you are asking about the xj8 was in the market in the late 1990s

Jaguar XJ8 Cars... | Answered on Nov 10, 2017


your car is the xj350 all alluminium body model and suffer from bad grounds cos the grounds are bonded and fail check the ground points in the trunk and also water ingress in the trunk

Jaguar XJ8 Cars... | Answered on Jul 24, 2017


Read out the code and act upon the issue.

Jaguar XJ8 Cars... | Answered on Jun 01, 2017


the cylinder numbering changed at 2000 model year before 2000 rh cylinders viewed sat in drivers seat 1357 lh 2468 after 2000 rh 1234 lh 5678

Jaguar XJ8 Cars... | Answered on May 07, 2017


Attach battery power to the alternator output wire under the hood and open the trunk as you normally would as now you should have power for the trunk opener.DO NOT try to start the car using this method.

Jaguar XJ8 Cars... | Answered on Apr 08, 2017

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