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Jaguar XJ8 Problems

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Most Common Jaguar XJ8 Problems

The cup holder in the front center arm rest is flimsy and may break, making it impossible to close the cup holder assembly.
On this V8 engine, timing chain problems are very common.
If this engine is allowed to severely overheat, the cylinder bores will suffer damage, resulting in excessive engine oil consumption.
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2 Known Jaguar XJ8 Engine Problems

1 Known Jaguar XJ8 Miscellaneous Problem

3 Known Jaguar XJ8 Problems

Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Jaguar XJ8 years 1999, 1998, and 2000 are the most likely to experience problems.

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