The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.
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2003 Jaguar X-Type Problems
The plastic coolant reservoir is prone to leak. The reservoir can mysteriously lose coolant or coolant may pool under the engine compartment. If this occurs, the coolant reservoir should be inspected for cracks. If leaks are neglected, the reservoir may fail and cause the engine to overheat.
Premature automatic transmission failure is common. Diagnoses of the fault will be necessary to determine if repair or replacement is the proper repair.
The small plastic lines or tubes that carry the hot coolant to the radiator may become brittle and break. Coolant can leak out and cause the engine to overheat.
2003 Jaguar X-Type Recalls (Recent)
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH LHD MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS, THE HAND BRAKE, WHICH APPLIES THE PARKING BRAKE, MAY NOT APPLY SUFFICIENT PRESSURE TO THE BRAKE PADS TO PREVENT THE VEHICLE FROM MOVING IF THE MANUAL TRANSMISSION WAS LEFT IN THE NEUTRAL POSITION. THE AUTOMATIC ADJUSTER WITHIN THE HAND BRAKE MAY NOT WORK PROPERLY CAUSING THE HAND BRAKE LEVER TO TRAVEL OUTSIDE THE RECOMMENDED RANGE.Learn more »
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER SEDANS, THE POWER CIRCUIT WHICH FEEDS THE DIRECTION INDICATOR SYSTEM COULD FAIL. THIS COULD RESULT IN THE DRIVER BEING UNAWARE THAT THE EXTERNAL TURNING INDICATORS ARE NOT OPERATING BECAUSE THE INTERNAL ¿TELL-TAIL¿ LIGHT ON THE DRIVER¿S INSTRUMENT PANEL CONTINUES TO WORK NORMALLY.Learn more »
2003 Jaguar X-Type Questions and Answers
Replaced rear pads and driver side caliper (left side), bled breaking system to no avail. Cannot get pressure on the brakes. The parking brake works, but does not have very firm pressure. I have...
Car was taken to shop and system bled. Told that the master cylınder may be bad because DOT 3 fluid was used in system. It states on the cap on resoviour that DOT 3 or 4 may be used. Have anyone...
The pedal goes to the floor, but not without assistance
What cases seized rotors? How serious is it if undiagnosed?
i disconnected my battery and when i replaced it my radio screen asked me to enter code i hit random numbers and it said please wait i waited nothing happened so i tried disconnecting the battery ...