Dead Jaguar XK8

This is the preliminary page documenting the sudden and fatal motor failure in our 1997 Jaguar XK8 in March of 2003.
Updated 14 May 2003 (update content)

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Update March 2005: I don't own this car anymore, but I am posting some of the responses on the Jaguar Timing Chain Reponses Page

The Failure

The Symptom

Time line (2003)

Jaguar Dealership response

Jaguar of North America's response

What does this mean?

What can I do?

Mailing List Request

(If you want to be informed of updates in the situation)

See some responses (mostly 2004-2005) on the Jaguar Timing Chain Reponses Page.

First and Last Name
Comments (type of car, failure (if applicable), mileage)

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