1998 Jaguar XJ8 Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Jaguar XJ8
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 ProblemsCenter Arm Rest Cup Holder May Break
The cup holder in the front center arm rest is flimsy and may break, making it impossible to close the cup holder assembly.
On this V8 engine, timing chain problems are very common. Because the timing chain tensioners were made from plastic, they can fail prematurely and cause serious engine damage. A noticeable engine noise while idling or during a cold start can indicate a timing chain tensioner problem. The engine noise may also be accompanied by a rough or uneven engine idle. Improved components are available to remedy this problem.
1998 Jaguar XJ8 QuestionsMy car lis leaking coolant and motor oil leak . Should i take it to the Jaguar D (1 answer)
The back shoocks are broken too
Anytime car is driven then sits for a day or so, battery goes dead. Can recharge and start. Generator does not get charge to battery. Voltage regulator is in generator. I am stumped for ideas.
I've been driving it with no problems. But one night I came home and parked. Then maybe two hours later. I came out and got in the car started it up. Went to back up and it just stop. .I tried to start it it ack like it won't ed to start but wouldn't. It's been sitting for about f...