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2000 Jaguar XK8

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2000 Jaguar XK8 Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Problems when opening or closing the convertible top may be fixed by flushing the hydraulic fluid and replacing it with an improved Jaguar fluid.

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

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

Engine -- Verified

Engine overheating may be caused by a failed water pump impeller; an improved water pump is available.
 

2000 Jaguar XK8 Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, January 6, 2004

Summary: 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 Questions and Answers

POWERFUL WOLF, 2000 Jaguar XK8, Alexandria, VA

When I purchased the car we did not have any problems during the first 20 days, but one day I noticed that the engine light came on and the restricted performance message came on! I took it into t...

bjboop, 2000 Jaguar XK8, Hollywood, FL

i've looked for the air filter in my jaguar xk8 2000 and can't seen to find it.....where is it located?

handymanchip, 2000 Jaguar XK8, Virginia Beach, VA

oil leak above center windshield on convertible top....how do I access?

punxsybill, 2000 Jaguar XK8, Milwaukee, WI

What would be the estimated cost of replacing the motor that raises and lowers the top of my convertible XK8?

Visitor, 2000 Jaguar XK8, Beaver Dam, WI

Fluid leaking about rear view mirror

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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 are common (and expensive). Did I mention how good it looks? It has great road manners & drives wonderfully, but will go like a BOH with just a touch of the accelerator. Is it worth it? Maybe, but it IS a commitment. No question.

Smooth and powerful what a car and not bad on petrol

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