They were based on the previous x300 series which were in turn based on the 1980s vintage xj40 platfform, but with new interior, heavily reworked suspension, and an allnew v8 motor. Jaguars newest highperformance model has 550 horsepower, 8 cylinders, and zero regard for feelgood buzzwords like sustainability and ecofriendly. Hi all, i have always wanted an xj jag ever since i was kid who used to wash them on my round when i was 10. Paramount performance is a name synonymous with the jaguar car marque and high performance engineering tuning. Jaguar xj8 xjr x308 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 workshop service repair manual download this is the complete official full factory service repair manual for. A supercharged version, the xjr, would quickly joined the range with 370hp and sportier handling. Once, the might and splendour of a 390bhp jaguar xjr would have cost you. Has anyone experienced gearbox problems with their xjrs. See 4 results for jaguar xj8 gearbox at the best prices, with the cheapest used car starting from. Torn between w140 or jag x308 xj8 mercedesbenz forum.
The x350 was also noticebly quicker this was as much to do with the better gearbox and lighter weight from the ali body rather than the extra power. Jaguar xjr 19972003 factory service repair manual pdf. Mar 14, 20 when the gearbox fault warning message comes on the transmission control module has detected a fault and may limit the vehicle to a fixed fourth gear and will store a fault code. I see issues with the software reprogramming for this gearbox fault warning. I think the best way to sum up the x308 jag specifically the xjr is this. Our most popular manual is the jaguar xj8 sedan x308 workshop manual v84. Information about engine technical specs, mpg consumption, acceleration, dimensions and weight.
Jaguar forums the largest jaguar enthusiasts forum. The x308 generation of xjr still looks beautifully proportioned and looks fabulous on the 18in asteroid alloy wheels bottom left. Jaguar xj xj8 xjr x308 complete repair manual 19972003. Detailed features and specs for the used 1999 jaguar xjr including fuel economy, transmission, warranty, engine type, cylinders, drivetrain and more. The jaguar xjs v12 is the cheapest v12 sports car on earth duration. Check out the 1998 jaguar xjr by motor trend magazine. Transmission the gearbox sump, which incorporates the. I finally got round to that last november and purchased an 03 xj8 x350 aluminium body which has 73k on the clock. Here is my guide to changing the transmission fluid in an. The jaguar xjr gets you supercar speed and luxury for. The temperature gauge is software driven and is not always an accurate refection of actual coolant temperature. Jaguar xjr x308 2001my aj27 facelift dash as stated sold jaguar xjr x308 2001my aj27 facelift dash 54k miles from new awaiting full prep and supplied to full uk spec inc boot lid, speedo face etc etc. Doording repairs will not require a visit to boeings plant in seattle. Magnesiumalloy valve covers and revised pistons featured in the engine, which was given the designation aj16.
I called my advisor in the jaguar dealer and she told me that the transsmission cpu was confused because when u press the gas while the gear is shifting this is when the confusion happens. Along the years bikes like the xs1100 and xj1100s all had gearbox problems, mainly 2nd gear jumping, even the early xj600 motors had this problem. What you see below is a previous search for a jaguar xj8 transmission and does not include all the transmissions in your area. The same problem happned with me today, but dont worry. The normally aspirated sixcylinder x300 cars used either a zf fourspeed automatic gearbox 4hp22 on the 3.
Get the best deals on automatic transmission parts for jaguar xjr when you shop the largest online selection at. The jaguar xj x308 is a fullsize luxury sedan manufactured and marketed by jaguar cars. X308 xjr gear box fault light stuck in first gear jaguar forum. The good news is that plugging the gearbox ecu into an appropriate. It is the first daytoday reliable british luxury car. Its everything i always thought it would be and apart from a couple of initail niggles which i sorted out its an awesome car for little money. Here is my guide to changing the transmission fluid in an xj8. Fast delivery worldwide payment options including paypal. The job itself requires the car to be raised and on a level surface. The interior of an xjr is a very pleasant place to pass a long journey, as driver or. No manual gearbox or limited slip differential option were available for any models.
It was the third and final evolution of the xj40 platform which had been in production since 1986. All xj sedans include a fivespeed automatic transmission. Get your hands on the complete jaguar factory workshop software. Totally original and rustrotcorrosion free from top to bottom, never been repainted, very straight panels and drives as good as new, to be. The x308 remained in production until the arrival of the all new, aluminum bodied x350 in 2004. The x308 s interior looks old fashioned compared to the x351s but its still comfortable bottom right. Oct 21, 2009 when the gearbox fault warning message comes on the transmission control module will limit the vehicle to a fixed fourth gear and store a fault code. Transmission to find your jaguar xj8 transmission from a recycler near you, just enter the year of your vehicle and your zip code in the above form and press the find button. In these vehicles, the driver may experience transmission shift quality issues, most noticeable when the. Ian royle speaks to charles smith, whos a salesman at the warrington jag centre, and hell be giving us some advice on buying a secondhand jaguar. I have spoken to a local gearbox specialist who said that he could get this, but he also said that the gearbox not dropping into 6th is probably a software update that is needed. Jaguar xjr x308 19972003 workshop service manual for repair.
Forum members 2016 jaguar ftype is switching lanes and seeking a. Automatic transmission parts for jaguar xjr for sale ebay. Surrounded by enough walnut to fashion a rolltop desk, the driver has a. Its the last of the classic lowslung, lyonsera jaguar sedans. Jaguar daimler front auto gearbox oring jaguar xj8 x308 xjr 1997 to 2002 jaguar xk8 xkr 1996 to 2006. The xjr can hit 060 in 5 seconds, and clock a electronically limited top speed of 155 mph, like almost all euro performance cars were limited to. Mar 14, 2014 it does this rather a lot, because the sixcylinder, 4litre, supercharged engine is sublime. Paramount performance was probably the first tuning company to specialise in the modern range of jaguar vehilces we have real heritage and history of working with jaguars, we have now developed into the leading modern jaguar. Due to low xjr registrations, we surveyed the broader xj owner base, encompassing the xj8 and xj8l. Then, in 2003, the x308 became the x350 by throwing off its heavy. Jaguar xj8 xjr x308 19972003 service repair manual pdf. If you want to benefit from this improved service, please optin.