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Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 05-27-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By Gus
Remove the vacuum line and pull a vacuum test /...

Remove the vacuum line and pull a vacuum test / leakage test on the fuel regulator and see if it holds vacuum. A brake bleeding tool works well for this test.

Link ...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 05-16-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By Gus
This how I did my valve cover gaskets and the...

This how I did my valve cover gaskets and the last photo shows where you need to put the sealer.

Link JagRepair.com - Jaguar Repair Information Resource...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 05-07-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,207
Posted By Gus
This is a little information I put together on...

This is a little information I put together on the roof operation and the hose and ram failures I hope it helps.

Link http://www.jagrepair.com/HydSystemEvaluationXK8XKR.htm

Over the past...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 04-24-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Gus
I had experienced a problem with one of my...

I had experienced a problem with one of my windows and found that the plug under the seat just needed cleaning. A simple swap of relays might give you an idea if it is the relay but if the relay...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 04-09-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By Gus
Use this link and look on page 69. Link ...

Use this link and look on page 69.

Link http://jagrepair.com/images/AutoRepairPhotos/vsb_09_2003.pdf
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 04-04-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,208
Posted By Gus
If you received the right filter for your car it...

If you received the right filter for your car it should not require an additional seal however, things have a tendency to change with time. You should be able to identify if an additional seal is...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 04-03-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Gus
This information might help you. Link ...

This information might help you.

Link JagRepair.com - Jaguar Repair Information Resource (http://jagrepair.com/JaguarXK8TransmissionTrouble.htm)
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 04-01-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Gus
Use this link to see how to do it. Link ...

Use this link to see how to do it.

Link JagRepair.com - Jaguar Repair Information Resource (http://jagrepair.com/HardRestProcedure.htm)
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 03-27-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Gus
Yes they can be purchased just send me an email...

Yes they can be purchased just send me an email at [email protected]
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 03-26-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Gus
XK8 Roof Operational Test Box

As most of you know I have provided a lot of information on the XK8 and itís roof operation. Over the past several weeks I have been working on a test box that would take the guess work out of...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 03-16-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,479
Posted By Gus
Turn the key on for 10 to 20 seconds then attempt...

Turn the key on for 10 to 20 seconds then attempt to start the car do it in “P” & “N” and see what takes place.
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 03-16-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,018
Posted By Gus
Yes you are correct the Throttle Body is a bit...

Yes you are correct the Throttle Body is a bit costly but you can send it to ASI and have it tested and repaired at a fraction of the price of a new one.

Link http://www.autoecu.com/index.php?p=1
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 03-13-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Gus
First check that the petcock is closed and the...

First check that the petcock is closed and the fluid level is at the top embossed line on the tank. If that is ok then take a little WD40 and lubricate the exposed shafts of both of you roof lift...
Forum: S-Type / S type R Supercharged V8 ( X200 ) 03-13-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By Gus
Hmm! This is what I found that caused ingress of...

Hmm! This is what I found that caused ingress of water in my trunk.

Link JagRepair.com - Jaguar Repair Information Resource (http://jagrepair.com/2000STypeWaterLeak.htm)
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 03-13-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By Gus
Replacing the brake switch can be difficult but...

Replacing the brake switch can be difficult but it can be done two ways, removing the bracket or just replace the switch housing. The attached link should help.

Link JagRepair.com - Jaguar...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 02-24-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Gus
See if this helps JagRepair.com - Jaguar Repair...

See if this helps JagRepair.com - Jaguar Repair Information Resource (http://jagrepair.com/AuxiliaryPowerSocket.htm)
Forum: S-Type / S type R Supercharged V8 ( X200 ) 01-23-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,006
Posted By Gus
I would continue with the reset procedure and if...

I would continue with the reset procedure and if does not show resolve then I would attempt to identify a leak.

When I was looking for a leak on my xk8 I did a smoke test but we had to increase...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 01-01-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,094
Posted By Gus
I guess it is entirely possible but need to make...

I guess it is entirely possible but need to make several important checks first and that is to see if you have spark and fuel. I asked if the sunvisor lights were working. The fuse for those lights...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 12-30-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By Gus
This is the one I have. Link JagRepair.com...

This is the one I have.

Link JagRepair.com - Jaguar Repair Information Resource (http://www.jagrepair.com/WindDeflector1999XK8.htm)
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 12-27-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,951
Posted By Gus
In my experience with battery voltage and...

In my experience with battery voltage and starting load 13v on a new battery fully charged is boarder line. I also feel that a battery for an XK8 should be rated with 700 reserve amps.
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 12-26-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Gus
First the tank should be filled to the top...

First the tank should be filled to the top embossed line on the tank. second when doing the reset for the roof it should be open and the latch parked. Then with the engine running press the close...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 12-16-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Gus
Could be the reason it was sitting for so long. ...

Could be the reason it was sitting for so long.

Gus
www.jagrepair.com
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 12-09-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By Gus
See if this helps you to better understand what...

See if this helps you to better understand what takes place and when, when you operate the roof.

Link http://jagrepair.com/images/AutoRepairPhotos/501-11AM.pdf
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 12-06-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,445
Posted By Gus
No not at all.

No not at all.
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 12-02-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,951
Posted By Gus
If the starter is not turning the engine over and...

If the starter is not turning the engine over and all the fuses and relays are good then I would say the starter has failed. For all other no start issues see if this information helps.

Link ...
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