Center Arm Rest Cup Holder May Break on Jaguar XK8

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 74,491 (35,000–123,000)
10 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
52 people reported this problem
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Drink holder will not close and will not open properly.
Cup holder will not stay shut
Plastic pin s at bottom broke off
Same as rest. Cheap plastic part
my cupholder is broke because jaguar did not design it strong enough for everyday use.
Cup Holder won't stay closed
Jaguar XK8 : Center Arm Rest Cup Holder May Break
my cup holder is also broken and won't stay shut.
Center Arm Rest Cup Holder is broken and has been for several years.
My drink holder is plastic and in my opinion cheap. It broke and i cant seem to fix it myself. All i want to do is close it. I cant even do that. Its very annoying. Its a very common problem in the xk8 from what i hear.
Easily pops open with the slightest touch
Drink holder is broken
Have not repaired. I let my passengers fix it temporarily. Finally broke again and I ripped it off.
Arm cup holder broken
super glue
cup holder broke
Cup holder bracket is made of cheap plastic so it broke off.
Cup holder broken keeps coming out of pin holes on the bottom and pops open
It just broke while trying to place soft drink in it.
Certer Arm Rest Cup Holder broke. I had it replaced.