2000 Jaguar XK8 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Jaguar XK8

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2000 Jaguar XK8 Problems

Flush 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.

Center Arm Rest Cup Holder May Break

The cup holder in the front center arm rest is flimsy and may break, making it impossible to close the cup holder assembly.

Overheated Engine Due to Stuck Thermostat

The thermostat may stick partially closed resulting in an engine to overheating condition. Replacement of the stuck thermostat should correct this problem.

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2000 Jaguar XK8 Questions

Was I taken by the shop (1 answer)

After droping car off at dealership for radiator hose they called and told me the hose was ok. It was reservoir. I said it was the hose . They said they were sure.I told the I had cut hose to add a 3way t in the line and I knew that was leaking and I wanted the hose replaced.he said nope it wa...

How much will a new engine cost? (1 answer)

How much will a new engine cost for my 2000 Jaguar XK8 convertible automatic, 2-door?

This car is for sale for by dealer @ $3,900 + 106K mi. Should I be worried? (1 answer)

This car is the one I dream of, though a 2000 is a bit old. Still, it is for sale for $3,900, I'm assuming because of the mileage. What could I expect in terms of mileage remaining, assuming the carfax is clean? It's so cheap, even if it lasted 3 years it would be worth it to me. I've...

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2000 Jaguar XK8 Recalls

Recall 03V509000
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE HEADLAMP ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM MAY BE OPERATED WITHOUT SUITABLE INSTRUCTION ON EITHER THE MECHANISM OR IN THE OWNER¿S MANUAL. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, ¿LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.¿

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2000 Jaguar XK8 Reviews

I own a black/black 2000 XKR convertible - "R" Being the supercharged XK8. It is the most beautiful car in the world. Truly a work of art. Lots of hinky electrical/sensor issues. Do your homework before you buy so you know what you are getting into. If you want the ease of maintenance and reliability of a Camry, this is NOT the car you want. Maintenance is necessary (and expensive) Repairs...
Smooth and powerful what a car and not bad on petrol

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