1999 Jaguar XJ8 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Jaguar XJ8
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 ProblemsOverheated engine may damage cylinder bores
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.
The cup holder in the front center arm rest is flimsy and may break, making it impossible to close the cup holder assembly.
1999 Jaguar XJ8 QuestionsHow can fuel leak into the crankcase other than threw leaking fuel injectors? (1 answer)
I dropped my oil pan on a no start xj8 I bought to see if there was any plastic pieces from worn tensioners. The pan was clean. I turned the key to the on position and heard the fuel pump run for a second. About 1 hour later I looked under the car and fuel was on the floor. What Im asking does it...
need to replace ecm
Just purchased the car, could not get the trunk to open, says it is in Valet mode, the owner does not have the Valet key, how do I get it off Valet mode?