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2003 Jaguar XK8

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2003 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.

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.

2003 Jaguar XK8 Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, May 1, 2004

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On certain vehicles with automatic transmissions, with a forward "Drive" gear selected and the vehicle stationary or in forward motion, the transmission could potentially select "Reverse" without warning. This could result in a crash. Dealers will reprogram the Transmission Control Module to fix the issue. The recall began on May 1, 2004. The Jaguar recall number is R513.

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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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2003 Jaguar XK8 Questions and Answers

jagman1966, 2003 Jaguar XK8, Riverside, CA

Our jag XK8 is pulling to the left and pulsing at any speed withe a bumping feeling. We have had the car for 48 hours and it has 28k never hit a curb and drove perfect the night before. We parked i...

jag03, 2003 Jaguar XK8, Northport, NY

Almost seems like it is trying to shift. Car has only 44 k miles. original owner.

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