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1998 Jaguar XK8 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Jaguar XK8

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 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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1998 Jaguar XK8
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$739
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The automatic transmission oil is synthetic and Jaguar claims it never needs changing. However, to prolong the transmission life, our technicians strongly recommend changing the automatic transmiss...
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...
Need a shop in my area to give me a price on replacing timing chain in my 98 xk8 jaguar.
I drive a jaguar XK8 1998 convertible. The car is driven often, pretty much every day. There was ...
Each time I try to close the convertible top, the motor runs extremely slowly and final latching ...
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE HEADLAMP ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM MAY BE OPERATED WITHOUT SUITABLE INSTRUCTI...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. FINE CRACKS WITHIN ONE OR MORE OF THE GEAR TEETH WITH ...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE CABLE ADJUSTER BRACKET NUT ON THE OUTER SLEEVE OF ...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
March 06, 2013
1998 Jaguar XK8
Coolant light man. Sounds like ya take your car to the wrong shop not your fault you have air in the system and will fry your motor. Like a roasted kitten in heat. Most air bleed the system there'...
October 20, 2011
1998 Jaguar XK8
I purchased a ;98 XK* with 68,000 miles and a 5yr, 100,000 warranty on engine and transmission. Well, that has not been an issue. At first the car would run for 280 miles before the low coolant lig...
September 18, 2011
1998 Jaguar XK8
Ever since new the thing leaks coolant and the coolant low light comes on. Nobody can find the leak. If I fully top the little tank on the driver's side under the bonnet, the light goes out but w...