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1999 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Feb 21, 2019


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


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


Tin opener

1999 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Dec 20, 2015


check that the fuel filter cap is on correctly

1999 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Feb 26, 2015


Could be several things. A clogged fuel filter, a non-working fuel pump, or a defective crank (angle) sensor, for example.

A defective crank angle sensor will prevent the ECU from knowing when to injecting fuel or make spark so it won't do either! The ECU will store a code if that is the problem.

Check the fuel pressure in the fuel rail. If none, the fuel pump may not run (or the in-line fuel filter is clogged.)

Check for fuel pressure and spark. If the gas is fresh, it ought to start.




1999 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Feb 11, 2015


We really need code numbers. What you call comprehensive, I might call emissions. ???

1999 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Jan 27, 2015


Sounds like your starter may be shorted out. That is A LOT of juice flowing when a jump occurs, so most any engine will at least turn over. Load test the starter. Load test the alternator. Perhaps one of those is the culprit.
Let us know what you find.

1999 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Jan 03, 2015


If you can locate the actual switch that the door activates you could exercise that switch to see if it is a problem with the switch. Look in the door frame for the switch. If it is not a switch problem then you could disconnect the battery to reset the system to see if the door sign goes out.

1999 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Jan 03, 2015


if you mean the sill inside the door or the kicker plate or what ever you want to call it in your neck of the woods the its easy the silver plate is held down by a magnet strip so you just lift it with a screwdriver in one corner and then get fingers around it and lift it ,under this you will see 4 screws with a 30 head in torx --simple when your told as i was because i didnt know eithier

1999 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Dec 14, 2014


Not sure about this ,could their be a seperate fuse for the amplifier ? or one inside it even--- have the wires broke inside the multiconnector .I have a 94 XJ sovereign and their is no amp in this model that i know of as i have had all the seats out when fitting the recovered headlining and having the front drivers seat repaired.Mine has a radio cassete in the front and a CD player in the trunk or boot in proper english .But all joking aside if it has a amp under the back seat like the big jeep thing i repair for a neighbour then providing you understand the wiring then it cannot much of a job to wire one of these in from a different car where you can get one one from a scrapyard cheaply compared to jaguar spares which are well expensive.Look on the internet for david manners jaguar spares UK ,i have found this company very good when ordering spares that are virtualy unobtainable here in spain so weither thay have a amp for your car i dont know but iam currently restoring a XJS V12 1989 for a friend and doing the paperwork to import it onto a historic plate here in spain and i can say i havent even look at the stereo to be honest.Take the amp out and ask a local TV repair man to have a have a look and the older the repair man the more experiance they will have with solid state transistor circuits and may be able to fit new output trannies if they are blown .Iam at the jaguar owners club meeting today so i will ask any owners if they know of a amp in these vehicles ,i dont know everything about every make of model of car on the road i admit it but if their is a way i can fix things i will so be a bit patient and ask around as iam sure their will be a owners club in your neck of the woods ,look on www.jec.org ,if you look at spain you will see me in one of the group pics iam the tall ugly one at the back ---

1999 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Dec 14, 2014


depends on the model of your car, on mine (XKR) the cruise stopped working because of a faulty microswitch behind the brake pedal, there are two microswitches, one to turn on the brake lights and the other is used by the ECU to make sure you are not pressing the brake (which is the signal to cancel cruise). If that switch is faulty the car will not enter cruise mode. Hope that helps, Nick.

1999 Jaguar XK8 | Answered on Sep 06, 2014

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