Question about 1997 Jaguar XK8

1 Answer

Top will not come up or move in ant direction

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 239 Answers

Jerry, this is an older request, but I will try to help trouble shoot it for you. First, check the fuses for the top. Your manual should show you where it is, or which one it is, but the fuse box is in the passenger cabin. If that is okay, then you'll have to remove the switch and unplug it. With a small wire "jumper" jump the terminal at the wiring harness. One is hot, the other, usually the black wire, is ground. Does the top motor activate? If yes, it is the switch (most common) if not, it could be the motor. Unless you are a very good DIY'er, this is as far as you might go without experienced help. Wires could be pinched, the motor could be bad, or the pump might be dead. Lots of things from that point on, (mice chewing wires- frequent for a car stored over a winter). The switch is the most replaced, tough. Pray for the easy fix! Let us know what you do to resolve this (or what you did to resolve it back in March 2014)

Posted on Jan 03, 2015

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Sienna. Where can I find marks 8, 9 and 10 marks on timing belt?


position 8 is showing you where the timing mark on the head is in relation to the timing mark on the sprocket--so it is a diamond cast into the head that will line up with 2 marks on the sprocket
for 10 there is a single bar on the head that will line up with a single bar on that sprocket
9 will be a dot on the sprocket that will line up with a series of dots in a line on the housing
belts do have marks as they can be fitted ant where except for the arrow on the back which has to be fitted in the direction the belt will run
the engine is an intereference engine and that means that if you ,move the crank or cam shafts with out first letting the valve adjust right off ,you will bend valves if anything is moved

Jul 26, 2015 | Toyota Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Mitsubishi Galant 95 windows make no noise , and will not move up or down?


you can have bad relay. does any of the windows go down?

Jan 01, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

How do you change an antenna for a 1988 olds delta88 royal brougham


if your looking to change the mast of a power ant remove the collar on the top it have 4 cut out spots then turn the radio on and the whole ant mast will push out then while holding the new cord into place have someone turn the radio off while you feed it in it might take a few times on and off to get it to go all the way in place the ring back on and that should do it

Oct 12, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

What is the top rated ant poision for ant mounds


Granduals are best,they don't dry up.

Sep 15, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I am replacing the power antenna mast on a 2005 hyundia sonata...I have turned the radio on but cant get the cable of the portion of the old broken mast to come out


You need to remove the top cap cover, this is the ring on the top of the antenna that holds it to car then use some small needle nose pliers to pull the rest of the mast, if theres a broken part stuck inside then you will have to remove the ant and open the side to remove the rest of it, then reasmeblt unit and put back on car then slide new one in and have someone turn radio off as you feed ant in, if it doesnt go all the way in then turn radio on but dont let it come out then turn it back off fast and feed the rest of ant in, once its in place install the top cover ring to lock it in place. hope this helps.

Dec 24, 2010 | 2005 Hyundai Sonata

1 Answer

F150 1997 v8 , blower vent will only blow out the windshield not ant of the vents. also it will only blow cold air. i replaced the switch that controls the flow direction of the air. but still same...


Check the stepping motor that move the doors, it is the little white box at the bottom of the environmental station it opens and closes the door, when you remove it you can hook it up to the harness and operate the temp control see if the motor turns, if not verify power at the harness connector if there is power there then replace the motor. Hope this helps, let me know.

Jan 14, 2010 | 1997 Ford F150 Regular Cab

1 Answer

I need to replace my antenna with either an electric one or a standard one...how do I access the antenna?


inside the left rear 1/4 panel cover a 10mm nut holds the ant bracket, then unscwew the top nut at the ant base. pull it through the bottom unplug the ant lead and ground wire. easy said then done right !...

Oct 15, 2009 | 2005 Hyundai Sonata

1 Answer

Convertable top does not go up


If the motor is only moving top one direction, either the switch is bad or the motor is bad. You can use an ohmmeter or volmmeter to test the switch. Place meter probes on the wiring that attaches to motor. Now press the switch in both directions. See if there is power in both directions from switch. If not the switch is bad. If you do get power both directions, than the motor will need to be replaced.

May 23, 2009 | 1995 Chevrolet Camaro

1 Answer

How to replace a wiper arm on a 1998 KIA Sportage


If shaft is moving the nut on the arm is loose. open the black rubber cap on the arm ant fasten the nut. If shaft not moving, motor damaged or conecting arms hooked out. Willem SA

Apr 10, 2009 | 1998 Kia Sportage

Not finding what you are looking for?
1997 Jaguar XK8 Logo

48 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Jaguar Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75066 Answers

SPEEDY CAR WORK SHOP...

Level 2 Expert

489 Answers

Are you a Jaguar Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...