Question about 1998 Jaguar XK8
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Gearbox is a sealed unit now, from the factory, so no topping up possible.
Sounds like major problem in transmission.
Time to say goodbye, while it is still driving !
Good Luck !
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Posted on Feb 11, 2009
Just a quick mention - for about a month my XK8 low coolant light came on intermittently. This week with no notice while driving normally I got Stability Control Fail and FailSafe Engine Mode and wtih great difficulty got the car back to where I started from (less than a mile). Two days later (when got time) and after a bit of research, I tried it again - same problem and a very unhappy engine. I then disconnected the battery for 15 minutes (probably more) to clear the engine codes as well as check all the wiring and vacuum stuff I could under the hood (at a Jaguar master mechanic's recommendation). No problems found but the car would start and immediately stall with the air intake hose disconnected from the intake butterfly. After I reconnected the air intake hose, she started and purred like normal. The problem is the BATTERY... It is low - I've known it for a LONG time BUT it always started right up and never skipped a beat. I intend to replace it tonight but fully expect that's the issue. I've had the car 6 years (it's a 98) and had NO problems except a dead taillight asembly.
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Posted on Apr 22, 2009
code p1111 is system pass code p0333 is knock sensor 2 high input (bank 2) code p1643 is can link engine control module/transmission control modual circuit/ network also see if your car has a fuel pump shut off switch also other safety features on cars to protect against damage trans and oil fluid pressure also ckeck your neutral safety switch
Posted on Aug 13, 2009
Code P1347 can be set for either a short to ground, short
to power, high resistance or open circuit on Oxygen Sensor for bank 2,
(HO2S21). Bank 2 is on your right when standing at the front of the
engine facing the crank, and this sensor is the first in line; before
Code p1111 - Intake Air temperature (IAI) intermittent high voltage-low temperature condition.
1. Open circuit to IAI-Check connector
2. Failed IAI
3. Open Circuit Condition
Hope this helps
Posted on Jan 21, 2010
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