Auto Repair - Roadshow forum

General discussion

Electrical Problems Jaquar 2002 xk8

by l148hammer / February 28, 2009 10:12 PM PST

Convertable top is unoperable, Radio as well.Fresh water damage was apparent seat moduals were changed and they now operate.The car runs great all other systems are fine. Please Help i'm at my ends whit !!!

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Electrical Problems Jaquar 2002 xk8
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Electrical Problems Jaquar 2002 xk8
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
re: Electrical Problems Jaquar 2002 xk8
by wcunning Roadshow staff / March 13, 2009 9:10 AM PDT

The first thing to do is check the fuses. If they are fine, then you probably have deeper problems. A new stereo head unit is a good idea, mostly because you can get one with iPod and USB connectivity for not too much money. As for the power top, if the electric motor is actually damaged, that shouldn't be too hard to replace. If you're really on a budget, start checking the junkyards for a replacement motor.

Collapse -
jaq xk8 2002
by l148hammer / March 13, 2009 9:32 AM PDT

Where is the motor for the convertable top?

Collapse -
jaq xk8 2002 conv top
by derulomagic / June 9, 2009 10:03 PM PDT
In reply to: jaq xk8 2002

The convertible top motor is located within the boot of the car sealed behind the boot where the top folds into you might have a bit of trouble finding the two motor but I assure you they are there: P on both sides of the car just in front of the wheel arches. if you?re unsure I would just contact a mechanics and just pop in to see if they can offer any advice, would think they would but I have heard that the fluid in these likes to congeal which is why if not used for a while might become stuck or unable to be opened and stiff. Just a little suggestion I would try using a hair dryer to warm up the fluid once you find the motors to uncongenial the fluid and then give it a try to see if it opens.
_______________________
Electrical Services - Electric Repair & Maintenance Services

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

FALL TV PREMIERES

Your favorite shows are back!

Don’t miss your dramas, sitcoms and reality shows. Find out when and where they’re airing!