The cup holder in the front center arm rest is flimsy and may break, making it impossible to close the cup holder assembly.
2003 Jaguar XK8 Problem Reports
Most Reported 2003 Jaguar XK8 Problem Reports
The thermostat may stick partially closed resulting in an engine to overheating condition. Replacement of the stuck thermostat should correct this problem.
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.