1999 Jaguar XK8 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Jaguar XK8
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1999 Jaguar XK8 ProblemsFlush Hydraulic Fluid to Fix Problems Opening/Closing Convertible Top
Problems when opening or closing the convertible top may be fixed by flushing the hydraulic fluid and replacing it with an improved Jaguar fluid.
The cup holder in the front center arm rest is flimsy and may break, making it impossible to close the cup holder assembly.
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 transmission oil at 60,000 miles.
Use only Jaguar-approved fluid and carefully follow the Jaguar instructions for refilling the transmission.
1999 Jaguar XK8 Questionsmy heater is not working. Any suggestions on how to fix? (1 answer)
We have had 2 mechanics look at the problem 2 separate times.
They each had different solutions and after spending thousands of dollars the check engine light is on again.
Engine overheats only on uphill, when running on down hill or flat highway the engine temperature goes back to normal.