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2012 Jaguar XF repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (70%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (3%)

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2012 Jaguar XF repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (29%)

$100 - $499 (57%)

< $100 (14%)

Chart based on 7 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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2012 Jaguar XF

Engine not specified

Jaguar XF in Great Britain
Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
Sep 2013

13000 mi
Electrical fault related to battery. Dealer inspected car, said all should be well. 

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2012 Jaguar XF 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 275hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Jaguar XF in Great Britain
Aug 2013 - Sep 2016
Sep 2013

18000 mi
Replace seat heating system in driver's seat 
Dec 2014

32000 mi
One of the many engine sensors showed a fault, but did not affect the performance of the car 
Jaguar XF in France
Sep 2013 - Jun 2014
Jan 2014

15940 mi
COURTESY LIGHTS FAILED REQUIRING FITMENT OF NEW JUNCTION BOX SCREEN FOR AUDIO/NAV/AIR CON ETC KEEPS CUTTING OFF REAR PARKING SENSOR U/S 
Feb 2014

18140 mi
CAR WAS RECOVERED IN EUROPE BY JAGUAR AFTER ALARM TO CEASE DRIVING APPEARED. REPLACEMENT VEHICLE PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE BY JAGUAR. FAULT DIAGNOSED AS EXHAUST MANIFOLD PROBLEM AS EXHAUST PIPE HAD COME AWAY FROM MANIFOLD. 
Jaguar XF in New Zealand
Aug 2013 - Dec 2015
Jul 2014

13020 mi
Diesel particulate filter blocked up without the orange warning light - went straight to red, requiring dealer visit. Dealer unable to clear it - new dpf had to be imported from the UK (under warranty)rnLoan car, so little inconvenience! 
Jaguar XF in Great Britain
Feb 2015 - Sep 2016
Apr 2016

28000 mi
Rattle from driver side door. Window regulator changed 
Jaguar XF in Great Britain
Aug 2013 - Mar 2015
Sep 2014

33000 mi
Replace Turbo intercooler mounting bolts, some been overtightened 

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2012 Jaguar XF 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 240hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Jaguar XF in Great Britain
Aug 2013 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

21000 mi
Condensation in rear light cluster 

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2012 Jaguar XF 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 200hp 2.2L I4 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Jaguar XF in Great Britain
Dec 2013 - Dec 2016
Mar 2014

16000 mi
Interior lights coming on and not turning off Vibrations and noise from inside front door cards Start/stop system malfunction 
Jun 2014

19000 mi
Finish on alloy wheel flaking off 
Mar 2015

30000 mi

£500
Rear near side door lock not disengaging. 
Jaguar XF in Great Britain
Aug 2013 - Dec 2016
Jan 2016

46000 mi
Led indicator light failure new headlight fitted under warranty 
Jaguar XF in Great Britain
Nov 2013 - Sep 2014
Nov 2013

13000 mi
buttons to select satnav, phone, etc on the dash were sticking 
Jaguar XF in Great Britain
Aug 2013 - Dec 2015
Sep 2014

28000 mi

£238
Start Stop battery needed replaced - due to towbar electrics being (incorrectly) connected to it 

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2012 Jaguar XF 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 163hp 2.2L I4 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Jaguar XF in Queensland, Australia
Jul 2015 - Dec 2016
Oct 2015

40700 mi
Oil leaking from crankcase into diesel turbocharger 
Jaguar XF in Ireland
Aug 2013 - Apr 2015
Nov 2013

8080 mi
Squeak from driver's seat on cornering. Seat removed and loose part reseated. 

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2012 Jaguar XF 4dr Sedan

supercharged 510hp 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Jaguar XF in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2013 - Jan 2014
Oct 2013

12000 mi
R logo on back of car was pealing 

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2012 Jaguar XF 4dr Sedan

supercharged 470hp 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Jaguar XF in New York, United States
Dec 2013 - Jun 2014
May 2014

16000 mi
Cooling system pump replaced due to slight leakage.  Gas cap replaced due to sticking in filler tube. 

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2012 Jaguar XF 4dr Sedan

385-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Jaguar XF in Texas, United States
May 2015 - Dec 2016
Oct 2016

53300 mi

US $100
Check Engine Light - Emission, related to the emission vapor canister. 
Jaguar XF in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2015 - Dec 2016
Mar 2016

36000 mi
Driver door handle, loose emergency key lock cover. Constant coolant smell upon exiting vehicle. Pressure tested, hoses checked, etc. No leak found. Information center would indicate that battery was low after about 5 minutes of accessory mode. Car would always start easily however. 
Jaguar XF in California, United States
May 2016 - Dec 2016
Oct 2016

57300 mi

US $600
Failed water pump and leaking coolant hoses Cracked headlight washer assembly 
Jaguar XF in Florida, United States
Mar 2015 - Sep 2016
May 2016

19700 mi
Bubble in leather dash cover and several buttons on steering wheel that had a sticky surface 

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2012 Jaguar XF 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel automatic 2WD

Jaguar XF in Great Britain
Aug 2013 - Nov 2015
Dec 2014

42000 mi
Keyless entry keyfob malfunctioned and had to be repaired. 

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2011.5 Jaguar XF 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 200hp 2.2L I4 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Jaguar XF in Ireland
Feb 2015 - Dec 2016
Mar 2015

20460 mi
Total failure of information panel. Software upgrade seems to have fixed it. 
Jun 2015

24180 mi
Left Hand headlamp unit replaced due to height adjuster damage This was caused by dealer staff Boot floor was broken in 3 places. Probably due to a heavy load coupled with lack of support underneath because of space saver wheel. To replace it, I cut a piece of 80mm polyurethane insulation and covered it with carpet using spray adhesive. 
Feb 2016

34100 mi
Faulty rear parking sensors 
Jaguar XF in Great Britain
Jan 2015 - Dec 2016
Apr 2015

60700 mi

£225
rear camera wiring loom break 
Aug 2016

79000 mi

£250
Dash vent no longer rotates. I have not taken the problem to a dealer as the cost is very prohibitive compared to loss of function. I am keeping my eye open for the breakers to have a spare. 
Oct 2016

79700 mi
Heated rear window does not function 

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2011.5 Jaguar XF 4dr Sedan

385-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Jaguar XF in Great Britain
Dec 2015 - Mar 2016
Mar 2016

76000 mi

£30
headlight bulb 3rd time in 3 years 

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2012 Jaguar XF Repair Histories

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