Jaguar XJ – Common problems

Common problems with the Jaguar XJ

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Jaguar XJ, for which Jaguar has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Jaguar XJ. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Jaguar XJ have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



Latest XJ’s Issues in the EU

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28. 09. 2020

The Restraint Control Module (RCM) can be reverted to a default level calibration in case an update is unsuccessfully undertaken. As … .

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02. 02. 2019

The crankshaft pulley retaining bolt may fracture. As a consequence, the crankshaft nose could break leading to engine power loss and … .

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29. 11. 2017

The TFT Instrument Cluster (digital speedometer) screen can go blank and reset intermittently. This may distract the driver and increase the … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest XJ’s Issues in the UK

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