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Forum: S-Type / S type R Supercharged V8 ( X200 ) 01-23-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,454
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, 06:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,744
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, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
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, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,690
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, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
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, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
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, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
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, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,208
Posted By Gus
No not at all.

No not at all.
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 12-02-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,690
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 ...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 11-26-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,690
Posted By Gus
The voltage regulator on the car only falls into...

The voltage regulator on the car only falls into place when the alternator is charging so for the moment put that on hold. You say the battery is only providing 13v at the battery after it has been...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 11-20-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By Gus
This is the TSB I used for my 99 Link ...

This is the TSB I used for my 99

Link http://jagrepair.com/images/TSB/307-01-1.pdf

If the signal is lost to the TCM it may cause this issue. Checking the cable adjustment would be the first...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 11-20-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By Gus
First the shifting If the car shift properly in...

First the shifting If the car shift properly in manual I would first check the cable adjustment on your shifter. An inproper adjustment will cause the same symptoms The inner tie rod when...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 11-15-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By Gus
So the top goes up and the latch grabs the roof...

So the top goes up and the latch grabs the roof and locks the roof down? Also is the fluid in the pump tank a green or brown in color?

When the roof is opened or closed the SLCM module operate...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 11-14-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By Gus
The attached link will explain the hard reset...

The attached link will explain the hard reset procedure. When you do this have the roof open and the latch parked (closed) then do the hard reset. Also you will need to reset the windows.

Link ...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 11-07-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By Gus
Yes because you install a screwdriver into the...

Yes because you install a screwdriver into the cooling vents of the rotor to keep it from turning as you attempt to remove and install the nut to the proper torque.
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 11-05-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,596
Posted By Gus
Made this test box for the convertible top pump...

Made this test box for the convertible top pump and valve operation. Presently working on a test box that will show the switches in the header and the pump operation at the same time. With a little...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 11-04-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By Gus
You all had to talk about my aerial! Now it is...

You all had to talk about my aerial! Now it is stuck in the up position.. Thanks!
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 11-01-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,681
Posted By Gus
The hydraulic system is self purging and it does...

The hydraulic system is self purging and it does take a little time to get the air out.

The latch and lift hydraulic system for this roof is a push / push system so know the hoses must be...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 10-30-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By Gus
Roof issue When you pulled the header down...

Roof issue

When you pulled the header down did you unplug the header? If you did my guess is that you reinstalled the plug for the roof operation into the plug for the center lights. Both of the...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 10-29-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 91,548
Posted By Gus
Use this link and go to the ABS Testing and Check...

Use this link and go to the ABS Testing and Check list. It is for a 1999 XK8 but it will give you a little direction on testing all of your sensors. I would suggest having another helper to move...
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 10-27-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,681
Posted By Gus
See if this information helps. Link ...

See if this information helps.

Link JagRepair.com - Jaguar Repair Information Resource (http://jagrepair.com/RoofHoseReplacement.htm)
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 10-19-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,802
Posted By Gus
Have you tried to start it in “N”? If not give...

Have you tried to start it in “N”? If not give that a try. It could be a simple shiftier cable adjustment.
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 10-17-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By Gus
See if this helps. Link JagRepair.com -...

See if this helps.

Link JagRepair.com - Jaguar Repair Information Resource (http://jagrepair.com/JaguarXK8OilTest.htm)
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 10-16-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By Gus
I go 6000mi between oil changes.

I go 6000mi between oil changes.
Forum: XK8 / XKR ( X100 ) 10-11-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Gus
I must assume you pulled the dipstick out as...

I must assume you pulled the dipstick out as well. Had you left the dipstick in it would guide you back into the hole. Putting it back in that hole is not an easy task the opening for it is on the...
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