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2005 Jaguar XJ Repair Histories

30 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Jaguar XJ. 12 of these members (40%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 45 repairs to 2005 Jaguar XJs--an average of 1.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 45 repairs.

2005 Jaguar XJ repair cost distribution

Chart based on 11 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2005 Jaguar XJ 4dr Sedan, ext.

supercharged 390hp 4.2L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Jaguar XJ in Rhode Island, United States
Dec 2012 - Sep 2014
64300 mi US $1500 Heater core clogged 
73000   Worn suspension control arms 
Jaguar XJ in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2013 - Jun 2014
69000 mi US $12 Steering Gear Squeak 
69000   Replaced Door seal Driver and Passenger front 

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2005 Jaguar XJ 4dr Sedan, ext.

294-horsepower 4.2L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Jaguar XJ in Washington, United States
Dec 2012 - Mar 2014
128000 mi US $200 Leaking transmission pan seal. Fix was relatively trivial. Only repair I've had on this car in 5 years. 
Jaguar XJ in Illinois, United States
Dec 2012 - Dec 2013
50600 mi US $1000 Needed new transmission line - started leaking trans fluid. $280 part plus 5 hours labor. 
55000   Took car in for oil and filter change. Driving home I stopped at gas station and upon leaving gas station I could not get car out of reverse - trans was stuck in reverse. Tow back to dealer, told a bolt came loose, known issue but no recall. 
56000   Needed new brake pads and rotors 
Jaguar XJ in Florida, United States
Jan 2013 - Sep 2014
78300 mi US $2900 Both front air shocks we replaced under extended warranty, $2700, flushed brake fluid, 200. 
80000   replace upper ball joints, 4 wheel alignment, front end control arms replaced, replaced right and left rear sway bar, stabilizing links and tie-rod ends, reprogram transmission shift module. All done under extended warranty. 
85000   replaced rear differential 
88000   Throttle Body sensor was replaced Thermostat and water pump replaced. 
Jaguar XJ in Massachusetts, United States
Dec 2012 - Mar 2013
50000 mi   Engine was suffering rough starts. Problem was traced to damaged fuel injectors (6 out of 8 cylinders). Injectors were ultrasonically cleaned, but remained pitted. Traded for a 2012 XJ. 

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2005 Jaguar XJ 4dr Sedan

supercharged 390hp 4.2L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Jaguar XJ in Ohio, United States
Dec 2012 - Mar 2014
171700 mi US $700 Starter and battery 
Jaguar XJ in Georgia, United States
Dec 2012 - Sep 2014
137000 mi   Unspecified repair. 
Jaguar XJ in Quebec, Canada
Dec 2012 - Mar 2014
107100 mi C $1300 Cooling hose under the supercharger was perforated. 
109080   Changed the Xenon light which is quite a challenge for a Jaguar. 
115320   Front passenger shock does not inflate anymore and has to be replaced. Car on limp mode. 
115320   They had to replace the height sensor. 
Jaguar XJ in Singapore
Dec 2009 - Jul 2014
$1800 Radiator change due to radiator leak. Air Filter housing change due to broken latches not securing filter housing properly 
35916 mi   Engine Fan failure. Replaced 
36516   Throttle body failure. Replaced 
37200   Gear box fluid seal leak. Replace gearbox valve body seals and change fluids. 
38476   Reprogramme transmission and transmission flush 
38476   General service and full fluid replacements, brake fluid, coolant, transmission, replacement. 
49600   Slow oil leak from sump area of engine. Gaskets replaced and car serviced. Transmission cooler leak into radiator. Radiator was replaced. Radiator was only about 15 months old and was replaced previously in 2009 due to a leak. 
49600   While waiting for new radiator and oil seals, supercharger seals and ?waste gate were replaced as they were worn / leaking. 
49600   Car sat idle at the workshop from Dec to February due to lack of spare parts locally, resulting in air suspension imbalance. Repeated calibration was not successful. This dragged on until March.  
49600   All shock absorbers and air pump replaced. Several calibration sessions followed until satisfactory in June. 
48916   Replace transmission fluid hard piping and anti-roll bar bushes (again, due to noise 2nd time in 2 years) 
48916   Wheel alignment done finally after suspension problems resolved. 
60140   Supercharger replacement due to loud bearing whine. This was done together with transmission repairs. 
61340   Air suspension not leveling properly. Took the entire time to troubleshoot and observe and replace suspension sensors and recalibrate system. 
62620   Air shock ruptured leaving the car suspension flat. Car had to be towed to the workshop. 
66960   Oil leak from engine Transmission seal leak. In car entertainment system problem. Radio button wouldn't work. Drivers's door handle won't open locked door from the inside. We changed the drivers' interior door latch/lock which had a broken return spring but that didn't solve the problem. We're now waiting for an updated ids computer system. Air suspension leak problem. 
68820   Third of 4 air shock absorbers leaking over the past 9 months. Decided to convert to coil spring system as the air spring system is too unreliable. 

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