2003 Jaguar X-Type Jaguar X-Type 2003

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2003 Jaguar X-Type repairs by problem area

Engine (46%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (20%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (12%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 83 repairs.
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2003 Jaguar X-Type repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (19%)

$500 - $999 (22%)

$100 - $499 (42%)

< $100 (16%)

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Chart based on 74 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2003 Jaguar X-Type

Engine not specified

Jaguar X-Type in Ohio, United States
Mar 2011 - May 2011
May 2011

114000 mi

US $280
Rear hub replaced 

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2003 Jaguar X-Type 4dr Sedan

227-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed manual AWD

Jaguar X-Type in Nevada, United States
Aug 2009 - Jan 2015
Dec 2009

45000 mi

US $650
leaking water pump..replaced to prevent problems 
Feb 2011

52000 mi

US $450
nooned front right wheel bearing...Repaired 

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2003 Jaguar X-Type 4dr Sedan

227-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Jaguar X-Type in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

106020 mi

C $450
expansion tank replaced (rotted plastic)and one rad hose fell off because it had gone soft. 
May 2010

106020 mi

C $425
Both headlight adjusting mechanisms broken. Cheap white plastic units break, they become brittle with heat generated from bulb. A shock or just closing the hood can break them, lights now aim at the ground. I only replaced one due to cost. 
Jaguar X-Type in New York, United States
Dec 2009 - Dec 2016
Jun 2011

58000 mi

US $475
Noticed slow coolant leak, not from expansion tank. suspected water pump. Dealer confirmed. Had dealer perform 60k mile service at same time. Very good service at dealer. 
Apr 2013

71200 mi

US $1000
Vacuum Hose replaced 
Jaguar X-Type in Greece
Sep 2006 - Jun 2018
May 2006

8990 mi
Change of steering system in warranty 
Sep 2008

16740 mi

Change of gas pedal system. I'm not sure about the term, but car would not move when I pressed gas pedal. 
Aug 2010

24800 mi

Lambda sensors replaced. Paid 350euros 
May 2014

33060 mi

Water pump was leaking, temp went up. Fortunately, fan was screaming while working at very high rpm's, so I found out almost immediately and pulled over. 
Nov 2015

37820 mi

Replaced shock absorbers. Slight oil leakage, still performing well. 
Jaguar X-Type in Kentucky, United States
Sep 2015 - Dec 2015
Nov 2015

112300 mi
vacuum leaks causing cel to come on. 

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2003 Jaguar X-Type 4dr Sedan

192-horsepower 2.5L V6 5-speed manual AWD

Jaguar X-Type in Wisconsin, United States
Apr 2011 - Nov 2015
Jun 2011

97000 mi

US $700
Ride quality deteriorated over time 
Nov 2011

102000 mi

US $3000
Replaced transfer case, leaking 
May 2012

107900 mi

US $785
replaced a/c compressor 
Sep 2014

144000 mi

US $1200
worn out components (stabilizer bar) I needed a half shaft/boot 
Jaguar X-Type in Florida, United States
Jun 2013 - Sep 2017
Apr 2014

103300 mi

US $1200
May 2017

145000 mi

US $1000
Water pump, water pump casing, battery,  fuel pump 
Jaguar X-Type in Washington, United States
Feb 2010 - Oct 2014
Mar 2011

108000 mi

US $1000
Replaced PCV valve 
Dec 2011

118000 mi

US $400
Replaced both front constant velocity joints because of a loud knocking when on full turning lock. 
Jul 2012

127000 mi

US $180
Replaced O2 sensor 
Jaguar X-Type in California, United States
Aug 2016 - Nov 2017
Oct 2016

137200 mi

US $80
Grinding noise after shifting into third gear. Transmission fluid drain and fill. Transfer case fluid drain and fill. Need new transfer case to fully repair. 
Sep 2017

141000 mi

US $25
Brakes were sticking. A lot of dirt in calipers. Rebuilt rear brake calipers. Parking brake still on after disengaging. Applied "liquid wrench" to moving parts on parking brake (attached to rear left brake caliper) liberally. 
Jaguar X-Type in Michigan, United States
Nov 2009 - Aug 2010
Dec 2009

98000 mi

US $220
rear sway bar bushings were replaced 
Mar 2010

101000 mi

US $200
replaced rear shocks. 

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2003 Jaguar X-Type 4dr Sedan

192-horsepower 2.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Jaguar X-Type in California, United States
Apr 2012 - Sep 2012
May 2012

51000 mi

US $1200
cooling fan bearings failed 
Jaguar X-Type in Ohio, United States
Oct 2011 - Jun 2018
Dec 2012

81000 mi

US $180
Water pump. 
Jul 2013

86200 mi

US $266
Crankcase seal was leaking. Easy fix. Cost around $100.00 to fix. 
Apr 2015

92200 mi
My front strut bushings were wearing. 
Jaguar X-Type in Michigan, United States
Feb 2016 - Dec 2017
Feb 2017

126799 mi

US $200
New coil packs, IMT O-RING r Wheel bearing, new tires 
Aug 2017

135000 mi

US $250
Replace altenator Removed condenser to remove altenator. Recharged successfully. 
Sep 2017

137000 mi

US $100
Replace driver rear wheel bearing 
Jaguar X-Type in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2012 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

130000 mi
transmission failed 
Jaguar X-Type in Philippines
Nov 2012 - Sep 2018
Aug 2013

15500 mi

temperature gauge reach to red without engine stalling or loss of power. Upon stepping of brake, it was noticed that brake has a hard feel. Hissing sound was heard. Replaced Brake booster vacuum hose. 
Nov 2013

16740 mi

Car was not coasting when gas pedal is released. Fuel consumption increased. Replaced breather hose which was cracked that allow air leak. 
Apr 2014

18180 mi

Engine coolant level was noticed to decrease every day and found that the water pump was leaking from the breeder. Noise when hitting bumps. 
Jun 2014

19220 mi

The temperature rise beyond normal operating temperature. Yet, no overheating. Replaced fan control module. 
Aug 2016

27160 mi

Radiator leaking coolant. Replaced radiator 
Jun 2017

31000 mi

Cooling system hose and replace thermostat housing tube 
Jun 2018

31620 mi

Windshield washer hoses disintegrated that empties the whole windshield washer reservoir empty 
Jaguar X-Type in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2011 - Dec 2017
Mar 2011

25000 mi

US $660
Bushings on front and rear sway-bars worn out replaced both front and rear bushings. 
May 2015

33000 mi

US $300
Replaced O2 sensor left bank. 
Jun 2016

34000 mi

US $500
Rear calipers, parking brake handle and all attached to it. 
Jaguar X-Type in Illinois, United States
May 2010 - Aug 2012
Nov 2010

64000 mi

US $700
intake manifold gasket failed causing one cylinder coil pack to go bad 
May 2012

80200 mi

US $800
failed catalytic converter 
Aug 2012

81000 mi
failed catalytic converter 
Jaguar X-Type in New York, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2013
Aug 2009

28000 mi

US $1500
Ordered and received transfer case. 
Sep 2009

28000 mi

US $600
Transfer case installed 
Jul 2010

37500 mi

US $900
Replace fan motor for engine 
Nov 2011

58000 mi

US $250
Expansion tank nipple cracked, tank needed replacement 
Feb 2013

62600 mi

US $400
rear trailing arms bushings 
Jaguar X-Type in Indiana, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2015
Oct 2011

116500 mi

US $130
I replaced the right rear wheel bearing assembly due to noisy operation. Purchased part from RockAuto and performed repair myself. 
Mar 2014

167000 mi

US $250
Replaced front coil springs and lower ball joints. Adjusted toe-in. 
Mar 2015

198000 mi

US $30
Replaced water pump due to slow leak from weep hole. 
Jaguar X-Type in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2010
Aug 2009

7800 mi

US $1150
Oil Pan Gasket Replacement. Slight oil leak around 78,000 miles Oil Pan Gasket replacement 
Jaguar X-Type in Texas, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2018
Jul 2008

70000 mi

US $1200
water pump, battery, ignition lock 
Jan 2009

75000 mi

US $50
reset rear wheel splash guard 
Sep 2009

82000 mi

US $10
Leak from oil pan gasket, tightened two pan bolts to stop leak. May be temporary but not leaking now. 
Dec 2009

88000 mi

US $900
Leaking oil pan gasket removed and replaced Driver's side low beam headlight bulb failed, replaced. 
Jun 2010

91000 mi

US $1800
Hand brake mechanism failed Bushings in rear suspension worn and replaced 
Jul 2010

91800 mi

US $14
right front headlight bulb replaced 
Apr 2011

100000 mi

US $100
X-type noted for rust behind rocker panel and below a pillar due to poor design and metal prep. Removed rocker panel and inspections plugs below a pillar, sprayed Eastgate inner frame rust encapsulator to prevent rust 
Sep 2012

112000 mi

US $600
key fobs 
Jun 2014

128000 mi

US $100
hose barb on coolant reservoir broke, replaced reservoir 
Aug 2014

129000 mi

US $300
Upper radiator hose assembly replaced as the thermostat was leaking where it mated to engine block. 
Dec 2014

131000 mi

US $1200
Radiator failed, replaced by dealer. 
Mar 2015

132000 mi

US $1200
leaking ac compressor 
Apr 2017

158000 mi

US $700
leaking master cylinder replaced starter 
May 2018

160000 mi

US $800
compressor replaced, only working at 60% of capacity 02 sensor light, shop could not fix, had to go to dealer 02 sensor replaced 
Jaguar X-Type in Florida, United States
Jul 2011 - Sep 2011
Sep 2011

79000 mi

US $125
Replaced the water pump and the belt. 

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