Jaguar XK8 Problems

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Most Common Jaguar XK8 Problems

Problems when opening or closing the convertible top may be fixed by flushing the hydraulic fluid and replacing it with an improved Jaguar fluid.
The cup holder in the front center arm rest is flimsy and may break, making it impossible to close the cup holder assembly.
The thermostat may stick partially closed resulting in an engine to overheating condition.
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1 Known Jaguar XK8 Drive Train Problem

2 Known Jaguar XK8 Engine Problems

1 Known Jaguar XK8 Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

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6 Known Jaguar XK8 Problems

Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Jaguar XK8 years 2000, 1999, and 1998 are the most likely to experience problems.
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