Center Arm Rest Cup Holder May Break on Jaguar XK8

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

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Average mileage: 75,990 (35,000–123,000)
10 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
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1997 Jaguar XK8 70,000 mi,
Drink holder will not close and will not open properly.
1998 Jaguar XK8 41,000 mi,
Cup holder will not stay shut
1999 Jaguar XK8 48,000 mi,
Plastic pin s at bottom broke off
1997 Jaguar XK8 70,000 mi,
my cupholder is broke because jaguar did not design it strong enough for everyday use.
Same as rest. Cheap plastic part
1998 Jaguar XK8 123,000 mi,
my cup holder is also broken and won't stay shut.
1997 Jaguar XK8 76,423 mi,
Center Arm Rest Cup Holder is broken and has been for several years.
2006 Jaguar XK8 45,000 mi,
Drink holder is broken
Have not repaired. I let my passengers fix it temporarily. Finally broke again and I ripped it off.
1998 Jaguar XK8 99,000 mi,
super glue
1998 Jaguar XK8 116,000 mi,
cup holder broke
1999 Jaguar XK8 98,000 mi,
Cup Holder won't stay closed
1999 Jaguar XK8 81,000 mi,
Jaguar XK8 : Center Arm Rest Cup Holder May Break
1999 Jaguar XK8 116,000 mi,
Cup holder bracket is made of cheap plastic so it broke off.
1999 Jaguar XK8 35,600 mi,
Cup holder broken keeps coming out of pin holes on the bottom and pops open
1999 Jaguar XK8 65,000 mi,
It just broke while trying to place soft drink in it.
1998 Jaguar XK8 90,000 mi,
Certer Arm Rest Cup Holder broke. I had it replaced.
Cup holder broke and does not allow console to close.
1999 Jaguar XK8 72,000 mi,
plastic gate extender arm on cup holder has slipped out of its tab hole. Therefore cupholder will not stay open properly