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1997 Jaguar XK8 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Jaguar XK8

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Jaguar XK8 is between $665 and $813 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1997 Jaguar XK8
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$739
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The thermostat may stick partially closed resulting in an engine to overheating condition. Replacement of the stuck thermostat should correct this problem.
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...
Engine overheating may be caused by a failed water pump impeller; an improved water pump is available.  
I disconnected my dead battery in order to take it to battery shop for replacement while waiting ...
Replaced front speed sensors -lights still on-then replaced rear wheels with ones off front--stil...
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE HEADLAMP ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM MAY BE OPERATED WITHOUT SUITABLE INSTRUCTI...
THE DIFFERENTIAL OUTPUT SHAFT RETAINING RINGS ON THE REAR SUSPENSION CAN BECOME DISPLACED ALLOWIN...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
September 19, 2014
1997 Jaguar XK8
A witch dressed like a queen!!Many problems on these cars 97 to 00 very bad.01 to 03 a little better.I do my own work so i took the risk these cars look great and run great when their are no proble...
May 23, 2012
1997 Jaguar XK8
I have a 1997 Jaguar XK8 with 105000 miles. I purchased this car in 1999, my ex wife kept it after divorce, but I repurchased the car from her a few months ago. Right after me taking over the vehic...
August 10, 2010
1997 Jaguar XK8
overall a great sports car very good handleing but a bit underpowered the front shock supports bushings ,the rubber compound is very weak and starts to dicintergrate after 50 to 60k miles making a...