2001 Jaguar XJ8 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Jaguar XJ8
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2001 Jaguar XJ8 ProblemsPlastic Timing Chain Tensioners May Fail and Cause Engine Damage
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.
2001 Jaguar XJ8 QuestionsHow much does a fuel pump and fuel pump harness cost?. (1 answer)
My Mechanic charged me around $1400 for total including labor.
Went 2 put top down and this fluid was pouring out of top
I get a signal to check brake light. The left brake light bulb is out. Both the bulb and fuse are good. When I press the brake petal I hear a click by the shift lever. Any ideas on what going on?