1999 Jaguar XK-Series Consumer Review: Stay away
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1999 Jaguar XK-Series - Consumer Review

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XK8 Coupe (4.0L V8 5-speed Automatic)

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1999 Jaguar XK-Series XK8 2dr Coupe

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After 80,000 miles, the timing chains came off. The engine was destroyed. And the warranty had expired. Jaguar must have known about this issue -- the issue has been widely written about by other owners on the internet and my dealership stated that chains typically come loose between 80,000 and 100,000 (but a small oil leak usually leads to a repair before all timing chains come off). But no one warned me. Not Jaguar, and not my dealership. Don't be a fool. Don't buy junk.

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The gorgeous shape, the guttural engine, and cornering quickly.

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