Must-read documents related to X100, X103 and X104 Jaguars

Gary VanRemortel's
2003-2006MY XK8 Bible
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sharing extensive technical detail, mods and tricks learned from 10yrs of XK8 ownership.
Revisit often, as the XK8 Bible is regularly updated with new revelations.
 
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Index of XK8 Secrets episodes 1-50.

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XK8 Parts Listings/Catalogues

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ZF 5 and 6-Speed Transmission Parts Lists and Maintenance Documents.

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All known XK8/XKR Technical Service Bulletins.

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All known XK8 Yearly Updates.

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  All known XK8 JTIS Workshop Manuals.

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All known XK Electrical Guides with Diagrams and Schematics.

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All known XK8/XKR Driver's Handbooks.

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Jaguar Technical Introduction to the original X100 4.0L AJ-26 engine XK8s with ZF 5HP24 Gearbox.

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2002 XK8/XKR Fuse Map.

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2000 XK8 Convertible Fuel Pump Replacement.
Other years are similar.

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replacing aged ecm capacitors

Matt Arnold's article on how he repaired his faulty XK8 X100 ECM.

 

Jaguar Special Service Tools

Download a PDF of the Jaguar special tools catalogue from the year 2000. Includes images, Jaguar part numbers, descriptions and the cars to which each tool relates.

Jaguar XK8 Maintenance and Multipoint Inspection Sheets

Do you do your own servicing?.

Complete these Jaguar Maintenance Sheets when doing your own servicing and keep them along with your dealer Maintenance Sheets.

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OBD-II

Here are comprehensive lists of OBD-II codes, meanings and related documents.

Jaguar X350/358
Documents

The first of the Aluminium bodied Jaguars

This is where we store XJ documents that may be of interest to owners and enthusiasts. 

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How to fix inoperative headrests

Motor noises but no movement?

This technical bulletin shows how to repair an inoperative headrest on any XK8 or XKR.

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Alan blain's

More robust, non-official method to get your headrests working again.