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2004 Jaguar XJ repairs by problem area

Engine (30%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (25%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 141 repairs.
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2004 Jaguar XJ repair cost distribution

$2500+ (10%)

$1000 - $2499 (18%)

$500 - $999 (10%)

$100 - $499 (33%)

< $100 (28%)

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Chart based on 115 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2004 Jaguar XJ

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Jaguar XJ in Florida, United States
Jan 2015 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

208000 mi
Transmission fault light came on which was fixed by replacing transmission filter and fluid refilled. 

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2004 Jaguar XJ 4dr Sedan

supercharged 390hp 4.2L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Jaguar XJ in Virginia, United States
Apr 2014 - Mar 2015
Jun 2014

76000 mi

US $3800
Rack and pinion assembly and front bushings required replacement. Horns corroded and required replacement 
Jaguar XJ in Colorado, United States
Apr 2015 - Apr 2016
Dec 2015

82000 mi

US $900
Air shocks went bad for third time since new. Replaced with lifetime guaranteed Armor air shocks. 
Jaguar XJ in Florida, United States
Mar 2014 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

50000 mi

US $2000
Replaced leaking air shocks 
Jaguar XJ in Nova Scotia, Canada
Feb 2011 - Mar 2018
Mar 2012

61380 mi
front shocks one idler pulley with belts 
Nov 2012

70960 mi

C $3000
all coolant hoses and seals replaced, beneath the supercharger. trunk latch replaced 
Apr 2014

77500 mi

C $1400
waterpump and belt replaced..also 4 new tires 
Jaguar XJ in Georgia, United States
Mar 2013 - Mar 2015
Jul 2013

56000 mi

US $1500
Coolant return hose from throttle body that was under the supercharger was replaced. Windshield washer pump replaced. Faulty door speakers (all 4) replaced. 
Nov 2013

56300 mi

US $375
Hood release latch inside car and cable was repaired. 
Feb 2015

58000 mi

US $1800
Rear electronic parking park was replaced. 
Jaguar XJ in New Hampshire, United States
Jul 2013 - Jun 2018
Aug 2014

79300 mi

US $440
replaced air shock 
Sep 2014

80000 mi
ABS sensor connector needed reseating 
Aug 2015

84100 mi

US $3800
Transmission was slipping in 3rd gear. Transmission and torque converter were rebuilt. 
Sep 2015

86000 mi

US $90
front left wheel bearing was replaced 
May 2016

88400 mi

US $100
Replaced front left wheel abs sensor 
Sep 2016

92000 mi

US $500
Lower rear control arm sway bar links. Rear Tie rod ends 
Dec 2017

96000 mi

US $130
Replaced battery 
Jaguar XJ in Wisconsin, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

102000 mi

US $1000
all four brake pads replaced, very expensive 650.00 just the pads and labor,brembo brakes 
Jaguar XJ in Alabama, United States
Sep 2009 - Nov 2012
Apr 2009

74500 mi
Complete failure of HVAC system. Fan motor failure led to failure of controller (computer chip). Covered under 'Select Edition' Warranty. 
Oct 2010

102000 mi

US $125
Auto function of windshield wipers repaired (bad connection). "Flickering" of headlights also reported; this will require another trip as the service tech thought the two were related. Auto function of windshield wipers repaired (bad connection). "Flickering" of headlights also reported; this will require another trip as the service tech thought the two were related. 
Aug 2011

117000 mi

US $410
One headlamp (HID) out, and overall light system requiring checkout. Driving lights come on and flash in bright daylight and will go out briefly (approximately 1 second) when dark - problem persists. 
Sep 2011

117000 mi

US $1730
Replacement of rear air shocks and ball joints. 
Dec 2011

121000 mi

US $245
replaced leaking hose on power steering system. 
Jan 2012

128900 mi

US $400
Faulty sensor and single hose replacement 
Jun 2012

128000 mi

US $2100
Coolant Leak, All hoses and reservoir replaced. 
Jul 2012

128700 mi

US $825
Vacuum leak, required replacing tube and valves beside supercharger. 
Jaguar XJ in Texas, United States
Sep 2010 - Dec 2016
Mar 2011

113000 mi

US $115
Fixed transmission pan seal leak by replacing pan and gasket. Also changed fluid, not a trivial process as the ZF6HP26 has no fill tube. It has to be pressure filled or filled while running.  Transmission fault related to leak. Reset of fault and re-adaptation of the transmission. Dealer claimed needed new transmission, $6,200. Spent 30 hours researching ZF6HP26, learn only needed reset to adaptation mode. Also paid dealer and trans shop $245. 
Sep 2012

137000 mi

US $220
Windshield washer did not work. Flushed system. Damaged windshield washer pump during this repair trip, replaced in second trip. Intermittent failure of adaptive cruise control, "cruise control not available" warning light. They quoted $8,500 in parts and 4 hours of labor so I opted out. I have a salvage part and will be attempting this repair myself for a parts cost of $460. All four side marker lights had burned out and replacement required special tools. During replacement 3 of the four fixtures were broken by the shop and had to be replaced during the second trip. 
Dec 2012

139000 mi

US $285
Developed a lower engine oil pan gasket leak. Had shop (Sun Auto, Georgetown, TX) replace lower pan gasket. Also, shop replaced Z transmission pan bolts as the factory bolts striped out from a prior gasket replacement. Good shop & price. 
Jun 2013

147000 mi

US $2500
Rear air shock ruptured and had to be replaced.  Lower oil pan gasket leaking. Replaced. 
Aug 2014

168000 mi

US $1100
Broken lead to left bank engine cam position sensor. New sensor was installed and local sensor connector was bypassed by soldering. 
May 2015

176000 mi

US $32000
A failure vented the air suspension system and it would not clear so car was bottomed out. Dealership replaced rear shocks and calibrated the system which cleared the problem. It is probable that the problem was in the control module. 
Jaguar XJ in Illinois, United States
Sep 2010 - Apr 2012
Aug 2010

80000 mi

US $145
Front drives side air shock. Headliner removed from the sunroof cover. 
Nov 2010

82000 mi

US $244
I replaced the mechatronic sleeve on the 6HP26 transmission, transmission pan, bolt and filler plug. The sleeve was leaking. I replaced the mechatronic sleeve on the 6HP26 transmission, transmission pan, bolt and filler plug. The sleeve was leaking. 
Jaguar XJ in Alberta, Canada
Aug 2012 - Mar 2018
May 2012

68200 mi

C $300
Wire pulled out of seat position sensor, triggering an airbag alarm. Was repaired, not replaced. 
Jun 2015

79980 mi

C $130
Side marker lamps had cracked housing, got rusted and burnt out. Replaced, used LED bulbs to avoid overheating the lamp housings again. 
Mar 2018

96720 mi

C $2000
Mostly PM-spark plugs, coils, cleaned throttle body.  Also repaired side impact airbag (connection issue, airbag light was on. 
Jaguar XJ in Michigan, United States
Sep 2017 - Dec 2017
Oct 2017

116000 mi

US $5
Replaced all coil packs. Flushed cooling system to attempt to get more heat. Somewhat successful. Replaced HID main bulbs, adjusted height alignment 
Jaguar XJ in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2016 - Mar 2018
Apr 2017

79360 mi

C $4600
Leak from air struts, apparently from both front and rear driver side. Caused car to drop several inches, worse in cold weather. 
Jaguar XJ in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2011 - Feb 2014
Dec 2011

127000 mi

US $56
air suspension 
Jaguar XJ in New Hampshire, United States
Nov 2016 - Oct 2017
Dec 2016

104000 mi

US $453
No start due to water/ice in cylinders. This is a rare but not unheard of problem with these supercharger cars on very cold nights (0F). Repair included a new starter. Replace faulty starter. 
Jan 2017

104000 mi

US $295
The electric water pump for the heater had failed. It was replaced. 

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2004 Jaguar XJ 4dr Sedan

294-horsepower 4.2L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Jaguar XJ in Texas, United States
Jan 2015 - Nov 2015
Jun 2015

137000 mi
Oil leak 
Nov 2015

140000 mi
Oil leak never fixed 
Jaguar XJ in Florida, United States
Jul 2015 - Sep 2016
Aug 2015

118200 mi

US $1950
Oil change, retightened newly installed radiator hoses Lower control arms,upper control arms swaybar links 
Jaguar XJ in New York, United States
Sep 2015 - Mar 2018
Feb 2016

51100 mi

US $1062
remove and replace thermostat, housing and expansion tank remove and replace bushings and lower control arms remove and replace windscreen washer pump 
Mar 2016

52000 mi

US $508
remove and replace boot and bonnet latches, switches and sensors 
Aug 2016

55100 mi

US $3600
serpentine belt replacement valve cover gasket replacement reseat new spark plugs remove and replace transmission pan and gasket remove and replace driverside rear control arm remove and replace third brake light faulty led board 
Jan 2017

59000 mi

US $2600
rear lower control arm bushings replaced L/F ride sensor level replacement and corroded harness repair. 
Apr 2017

61000 mi

US $5350
replace right and left front upper control arms and boots replace right rear upper control arm and boot replace right and left toe adjuster bushings replace left front outer tie rod wheel alignment 
Mar 2018

69000 mi

US $1200
plugs and coils were replaced after tow due to "CEL" and "restricted performance" message 
Jaguar XJ in Texas, United States
Oct 2015 - Jan 2016
Oct 2015

177000 mi

US $5
Front wing panel Light bulb blown. Removed unit, cleaned unit and replaced bulb. 
Jaguar XJ in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2013 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

43000 mi
Sun roof, roof track assembly broken 
Jaguar XJ in South Carolina, United States
Jan 2012 - Mar 2012
Feb 2012

83200 mi

US $1300
Blown air strut, 2nd time. First time, early last year, front right air strut. Replace with replacement air strut. Also, along with the most recent blown strut, air compressor failure. Replaced with coil over conversion. 
Jaguar XJ in New Hampshire, United States
Sep 2007 - Jun 2018
Feb 2007

21300 mi
flash transmission for flaring between shifts 
Apr 2007

23000 mi
air compressor replaced 
May 2009

29000 mi

US $72
reflash transmission for poor cold operation 
Nov 2010

48000 mi

US $107
Left trunk lift shock leaked and failed 
Nov 2011

50000 mi

US $115
replaced leaking coolant overfow tank 
Jan 2013

52200 mi

US $20
garage door opener switch button broke and flops around in it location. unable to program other button due to broken button. bought little universal door opener 
Apr 2013

63500 mi

US $157
r/f caliper seized and the inner pad wore into the rotor. replaced caliper, 2 rotors and set of pads (pads free under autozone warranty) 
Mar 2014

68000 mi

US $146
replaced original 11 year old battery 
Dec 2014

69000 mi

US $131
replaced coolant manifold and thermostat housing (all one piece) for active coolant leak. replaced coolant manifold/thermostat housing. all one piece 
Apr 2015

69261 mi

US $205
Trunk electric motor and its gear mechanism jammed and burned out. replaced assembly electric motor and its gear mechanism jammed and burned out. replaced assembly 
Nov 2015

70320 mi

US $160
heater fan not working. replaced fan module heater fan not working. replaced fan module 
Jaguar XJ in Texas, United States
Sep 2010 - Apr 2016
Dec 2011

69000 mi

US $800
Thermostat housing replaced. 
Mar 2012

73000 mi

US $300
Replace MAF and TPS and throttle body 
May 2012

76000 mi

US $300
Replace the "air bag" suspension on the driver's side. 
Sep 2012

81000 mi

US $100
Replace coolant reservoir tank. 
Jun 2013

86000 mi
Check engine light on. Shop indicated air box and intake tube needed replacement. Check engine light still on after trip to shop. Investigated myself, found cracked vacuum tube. Repaired myself, fixed. 
Jul 2014

98500 mi

US $700
Bellow in air shock ruptured, requiring replacement. 
Jaguar XJ in Texas, United States
Sep 2010 - Jan 2011
Dec 2010

93000 mi

US $1024
Replaced cracked breather hose. Tuneup - spark plugs replaced, injectors cleaned. P/S fluid flushed. Also, 
Jan 2011

90000 mi
Suspension bushings on all 4 corners, tie rod ends, right-rear shock all needed replacement (~$6K) 
Jaguar XJ in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2011
Nov 2010

50000 mi

US $230
Mirror fell off the side of car 
Jaguar XJ in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2009 - Aug 2011
Dec 2009

60000 mi
Air suspension compressor replaced under warranty. 
Jan 2010

60000 mi

US $1200
Left air shock leaked. Part replaced. 
Aug 2011

82000 mi

US $550
Engine Coolant Reservoir replaced  Hood release cable and release handle replaced. Replaced Engine Coolant Reservoir 
Jaguar XJ in Victoria, Australia
Sep 2010 - Jun 2018
Oct 2010

45260 mi

A $33
Continuous alarm when reverse gear selected.Rear bumper removed and two parking sensors replaced 
Dec 2013

63240 mi

A $3
Failed transistor in blower control module. Transistor replaced. 
Sep 2014

68200 mi
Remote key not working. Spare remote not working to unlock doors. Keys reprogrammed using headlight flashing method. Remotes now working. 
Apr 2015

71400 mi

A $100
Boot (trunk) motorised latch failed. I replaced it from my stock of used spares. 
May 2018

91760 mi

A $50
Repair actuator 
Jaguar XJ in Connecticut, United States
Feb 2011 - Aug 2012
Mar 2011

46000 mi

US $300
poor heat. plugged heater core. owner decided to try a flush instead of replacement - didn't want the dash coming apart to replace core. Flush somewhat successful. will end up replacing core at a later date. 
Aug 2012

59000 mi
Partially plugged heater core. 
Jaguar XJ in Texas, United States
Oct 2010 - Feb 2014
Sep 2013

105000 mi

US $375
Replaced headliner came loose after water leak due to blocke drain tubes 
Jaguar XJ in Colorado, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

75000 mi

US $125
check suspension message, new sensor for air ride suspension 
Jaguar XJ in Missouri, United States
Nov 2012 - May 2017
Dec 2012

140000 mi

US $80
HID Bulbs flickering, replaced bulbs, D1S Type. J-gate shifter would not shift out of Park. Troubleshoot, found shorted circuit board. replaced J-gate circuit board. 
Jan 2014

145000 mi

US $20
Front shocks leaking air, replaced O-rings on air-line to Shock fitting. 
Mar 2014

145000 mi

US $100
Tensioner and Idle Pulley bearings were worn, replaced both pulleys and belt. 
Jun 2015

153000 mi

US $600
Replaced air shocks and hub. 
May 2016

154600 mi

US $1300
Constant problems with air suspension. Replaced with coil-overs. 
Jul 2016

155500 mi

US $8
Replaced Front Parking LED Bulbs. 
Sep 2016

156000 mi
Replaced worn strut mounting bolts. Recovery tank sensor, intermittent low coolant error. 
Nov 2016

158200 mi

US $10
Low coolant warning is now on full time. No coolant loss detected. replaced sensor with no satisfactory results. Replaced oil and filter, old filter was loose which was cause of oil leak. Disconnected low coolant sensor. 
Apr 2017

159000 mi

US $54
Transmission appeared to be low on fluid, checked level-OK. Need to troubleshoot a different system next. Lights came on as I was testing the transmission, Transmission shifts ok, I will now have to troubleshoot the ABS and Traction Control system. 
May 2017

159000 mi

US $5
Cleaned all axle sensors and reinstalled. 
Jaguar XJ in Minnesota, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2015
May 2012

97100 mi

US $2000
Leaking transmission fluid cooler lines, cracked trans. sump pan. Replaced lines, fluid, sump pan, and gasket. 
Aug 2012

100000 mi

US $1400
Rear differential required replacement. Import shop acquired part from a salvage car. Replaced diff and axle seals. 
Mar 2015

121000 mi

US $1500
Air springs needed replacing, leaked from 1/14 on. 
Jaguar XJ in California, United States
Feb 2018 - Mar 2019
Aug 2018

123000 mi

US $2300
A/C compressor replacement 
Jaguar XJ in New Zealand
Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
Jun 2011

46500 mi

Steering lock motor failed. Unable to start car.  Also had front bush replaced. 
Jaguar XJ in Alberta, Canada
Dec 2010 - Jul 2011
Feb 2011

47300 mi
I had a check engine light: dirty MAF which I cleaned with MAF cleaner. Everything was fine. 
Jaguar XJ in Georgia, United States
Dec 2012 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

129000 mi

US $98
Automatic transmission selector cable bolts fell out.      

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2004 Jaguar XJ 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

Jaguar XJ in United Arab Emirates
Jun 2012 - Feb 2013
Jul 2012

67880 mi

suspension not working. Wheels inside arch wheels. needed new air compressor,new air cushions, new upper arm assembly. Car was starting intermittently. Satnav picture was scrolling for 5mns each time the car was started then would settle. 
Aug 2012

68820 mi

car would not start. It needed a new body module control. 
Sep 2012

69440 mi

Glove box opening / closing system broken 
Jaguar XJ in California, United States
Jul 2011 - Mar 2016
Jan 2016

US $3500
Leveling system shocks were worn out and leaking air 

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