1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas

1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas Problems

Overheated engine may damage cylinder bores
If this engine is allowed to severely overheat, the cylinder bores will suffer damage, resulting in excessive engine oil consumption.

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1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas Questions

where is the 4th position to replace a coil pack in the firing range (1 answer)

I was told that number 4 was showing signs of failure. I had the #2 replaced and that did not solve the restricted performance and ignition light still displaying. there were indications that 4 was showing fails I bought another coil pack now I need to know which is 4

I have tried to get codes on AutoZones OBD11,will not work. What reasonable will (1 answer)

Can an alternate battery used for the XJ8 be used in the Vanden Plas (1 answer)

Vanden Plas was totaled and quarter panel replaced with an XJ8 quarter panel on the battery side

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1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas Reviews

OMG I have had my 1999 vdp for several years. Love it to death. Had to put a headliner in and a fuel pump ( because I ran the tank low.. alot. bad idea. the fuel keeps them cool. low fuel heats them up and they burn out). IF U HAVE WHAT APPEARS TO BE A STARTER OR ALTINATOT OR BATTERY PROBLEM.....PLEASE check under the hood on the passanger side. there is a booted coupling in front of that wear...
The car is now eleven years old with 60,000 miles and, contrary to what one is led to believe, operating problems and costs have been small. The head liner let go, which I understand is common, and was replaced at about $1,000. The interior rear view mirror exploded spontaneously on a hot day and was replaced at about $400. Otherwise, the car runs and stops as new, appears as beautiful as it...

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