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My Jaguar XJ8 is running extremely rough
Being that your car is running better with the MAF disconnected, I say replace your MAF. Most cars would shut off without the MAF connected. If you need a technician to scope out the problem in person, a certified professional...
my transmission is "slipping" 3% of the time
Hello. From what you describe, it would appear that your transmission is beginning to slip. This can be caused by many things. The first thing I would do is check the vehicle's transmission. Automatic transmission use fluid pressure to operate,...
How do you disconnect the air hoses from the intake on a 2005 Jaguar V8 ?
You must be talking about those awful squeeze-lock connectors. They are one of those devices that looks good in theory, but stink in practice. The idea is that you should be able to pinch the ring around the connectors with...
Cars making a clicking noise but won't start
Hi there. Typically a clicking sound that occurs when you try to start your vehicle is an indication of a broken starter or starter relay. However, this could also be an indicator of a battery that has lost cranking amps...
I installed new front air shock last night now I am getting a "cat fault" reading on dash display
Hooking the battery positive cable up first is actually recommended. then there is no chance of arcing your wrench against a metal part of the car. I always disconnect the ground cable first and re-connect it last. It's possible your...
What is the estimated time that a repair for leaking gaskets to last. Also, for replacement of gasket covers?
Hi there: In order to answer your question correctly, we need to know which gasket you're referring. If you're speaking about the valve cover gasket replacement, when done correctly, a valve cover gasket should last more than 100,000 miles without...
My gas gauge is always on empty it does not register when I fill my tank up.
This is a problem likely related to your fuel tank sending unit. The fuel gauge sending unit is a small float type component (or sensor) inside your fuel tank that measures the level of the fuel inside the tank. As...
I am located in Fort Lauderdale Florida I've been told that one of my oxygen sensors is not functioning correctly I don't know exa
Good Afternoon in Florida. YourMechanic.com offers mobile mechanic services; meaning we send one of our professional mechanics to your location and complete most diagnostic, service and repairs on cars, trucks and trucks sold in the United States. If you have...
Tire Issue
If the bubble is caused by air leaking from the inside of the tire into the carcass or body of the tire, the tire could blow out without warning which is obviously risky. Bubbles are typically caused by manufacturing defects...
2004 jag xj8 4.2 v8 auto trans 5spd had trans fluid leak. lost approx 6qts. repaired leak and filled per instructions on alldata w
The two codes, P0736 and P0730 overlap to some extent insofar as possible faults. If the transmission fluid got really low, the transmission might have overheated with several consequences: burnt fluid; mechanical damage, case/part distortion, damage to hydraulic seals on...
P0175 p0101
Check the fuel injectors and see if they are leaking and not atomizing properly. The injectors could be working fine but dripping instead of spraying. I recommend performing a injection cleaning on the engine to see if the injectors will...
My 2005 jag xj8 is leaking oil from underneath. I've been told it is front engine seal. How much to repair?
That is a common leak point, although keep in mind, on older engines there can easily be multiple leak points. Sometimes the front crankshaft seal will actually cut a groove in the sealing surface on the harmonic balancer. If a...
My 2006 XJ8 billows lots of smoke under heavy acceleration. The problem is intermittent and does not burn oil all the time. But wh
Hi there. Typically when you have a lot of smoke coming from the exhaust upon acceleration, it's an indication of piston rings that have worn out and require replacement. However, it is also possible that a failure of an oil...
Air conditioning and heater will turn on sometimes.
Check the wiring from the motor switch to the a/c and heating selection. Either the wiring is loose and is moving around causing the system to not operate properly or the switch has failed. If you need further assistance with...
1999 Jaguar xj8 is on safe mode and doesn't start
This particular sequence, "stability control fail and engine safemode" has been previously reported and in some instances has been traced to a defective throttle body, ABS module and/or brake light switch. However, those are just some of the possibilities. Initially,...
How many control arm bushings are needed on 2008 XJ8 front suspension?
You will have two inner bushings for each control arm and one outer ball joint for each arm. You have upper and lower control arms.
It only cools when driving over 30 mph than its like a heater its a 2004 jaguar
When your car is moving there is lots of air flow over the condenser (the heat exchanger in front of the radiator) and that airflow is essential to proper a/c system operation. To maintain good airflow when the car is...
Performance restriction
Based on the symptoms you're having, I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional with a check engine light is on inspection. This will be able to determine the exact cause of this issue. Consider YourMechanic as...
I Have a 2004 Jaguar That I can not push when I put it in neutral, the parking brake is off? What to do?
Hi B. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Since you've just purchased this vehicle, it's probably best to have a professional mechanic complete a detailed inspection, since there are several trouble issues apparently with your Jaguar. It might be best to...

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