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Today, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Jon89

You may have a failing door latch assembly...

You may have a failing door latch assembly microswitch. When they start to get flaky, all sorts of seemingly unrelated symptoms can occur....
Today, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Jon89

It could be something as simple as a failed cap...

It could be something as simple as a failed cap on your coolant expansion reservoir. When the cap goes bad internally, coolant can move from the expansion reservoir to the tank in the fender well,...
Today, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Jon89

If your upper shock mounts are in good condition,...

If your upper shock mounts are in good condition, then your issue is probably the toe being off....
Today, 06:08 AM
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Views: 416
Posted By Jon89

Where did you purchase them? Have you checked...

Where did you purchase them? Have you checked your warranty?
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Yesterday, 06:32 AM
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Views: 396
Posted By Jon89

We will celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary...

We will celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary this coming October. As the years have rolled by, one specific fact has gradually become crystal clear to me regarding dealing with my wife: The less...
Yesterday, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Jon89

Greetings, Mickey. You probably know Wayne...

Greetings, Mickey. You probably know Wayne (cjd777) from the Triumph forums. He also has a 2000 XK8 and is one of the great resources here on the Jaguar forum. This forum will prove to be the most...
Yesterday, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Jon89

^^ What they said.... Also check with FCP...

^^ What they said....

Also check with FCP Euro. They run various deals and have free shipping so they can sometimes be the least expensive option....
06-16-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 453,348
Posted By Jon89

As haunted with issues as these cars can...

As haunted with issues as these cars can sometimes be, I think that taking photos with a cemetery in the background makes perfect sense....
06-16-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By Jon89

This was and is a common issue in the earlier...

This was and is a common issue in the earlier XK8/XKR models. It does not seem to plague the later models....
06-16-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By Jon89

Yep, stick to Denso MAF sensors. The headaches...

Yep, stick to Denso MAF sensors. The headaches often created by the budget non-Denso sensors are simply not worth the issues they frequently cause....
06-16-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By Jon89

Back when my wife's 2006 XK8 was having...

Back when my wife's 2006 XK8 was having intermittent issues with the drivers door latch assembly, the car's alarm went off a couple of times while it was just sitting in the driveway with no one near...
06-15-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By Jon89

OEM is indeed considerably inferior. Mina...

OEM is indeed considerably inferior. Mina Gallery's kit permanently solves the unavoidable plastic accordion section cracking issue. After I installed it back in April, my OEM air duct went...
06-12-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By Jon89

I installed a Bosch 49/850B AGM battery from Pep...

I installed a Bosch 49/850B AGM battery from Pep Boys in my wife's 2006 XK8 last July. It functions well and I expect it to outlast a conventional battery, even in these cars that tend to devour a...
06-10-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By Jon89

Hang in there. Looks like your are well on your...

Hang in there. Looks like your are well on your way to a solid repair....
06-10-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By Jon89

crbass, I see you live in Durham....

crbass,

I see you live in Durham. Technically we live in northwest Raleigh but are actually in Durham County.. Are you aware of Flying Circus English Cars on East Pettigrew Street (owned by Toby...
06-10-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Jon89

^^ What he said. Start with a new battery. That...

^^ What he said. Start with a new battery. That alone may clear some of your error codes....
06-10-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Jon89

Would a bit of lube on those plastic gears help?

Would a bit of lube on those plastic gears help?
06-09-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,608
Posted By Jon89

My wife and I have done the brake pedal switch...

My wife and I have done the brake pedal switch assembly replacement job on her 2006 XK8 twice. The first time was in October 2012, and we installed a brand-new assembly obtained from Jaguar ($125 at...
06-07-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By Jon89

Removing the oil filter on my wife's 2006 XK8...

Removing the oil filter on my wife's 2006 XK8 gave me considerably more working room when I had the alternator refurbished last July. Good luck with your efforts....
06-07-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 52,920
Posted By Jon89

Well done. As you now know, it is a messy job...

Well done. As you now know, it is a messy job but old towels stuffed into the right places sure helps to mitigate that somewhat. Happy motoring....
06-06-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 985
Posted By Jon89

Sam, We discussed selling my wife's...

Sam,

We discussed selling my wife's white/cashmere 2006 Victory Edition convertible via PM last November. If you still have an interest in it, let me know. She may be willing to sell it now since...
06-05-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By Jon89

You are correct - some poly shock mount kits...

You are correct - some poly shock mount kits are indeed substandard and break down in just a year or two. The general advice here is to stick with the Welsh Enterprises kit and you will be happy...
06-05-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By Jon89

The plastics in my 1999 Dodge Ram are indeed...

The plastics in my 1999 Dodge Ram are indeed superior. Its factory original coolant expansion reservoir is very thick and still just as pliable as it was when it was new. The rest of the engine bay...
06-04-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Jon89

Can you tell exactly where the coolant is...

Can you tell exactly where the coolant is escaping from? How old is your coolant reservoir? And how old is your coolant reservoir cap? Both are common failure items in these vehicles....
06-04-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,725
Posted By Jon89

Good idea. Let us know how it works. And I would...

Good idea. Let us know how it works. And I would leave it on the passenger side....

I would also consider sewing the new webbing to the old material using something like monofilament fishing line...
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